Paraguayan authorities have decided the May 1 Labor Day holiday will be celebrated Monday, May 2, in a move to boost tourism as the activity strives to bounce back from two years of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, President Mario Abdo Benítez announced Tuesday.
The conservative presidents of Colombia, Iván Duque, and Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez, exchanged compliments Sunday at the Caribbean beach resort of Cartagena de Indias in the framework of the “Bilateral Economic and Trade Commission.”
Paraguayan Health authorities have lifted the mandatory wearing of facemasks nationwide in light of improving results in the fight against COVID-19.
After more than two years during which they were stopped amid the numerous sanitary restrictions to fight the spread of COVID-19, boat crossings between Paraguay and Argentina are scheduled to resume Monday at various points.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Tuesday signed into law the suppression of subsidies to the price of fuel at pumps which helped the state-run Petróleos Paraguayos SA (Petropar) against all competitors.
Brazil and Paraguay have agreed to bolster their efforts against organized crime after Justice and Public Security Minister Anderson Torres visited his colleagues in Asunciuón Tuesday.
Paraguay's Health Ministry has advised that anyone returning from a country with malaria transmission and who presents fever, chills, headache, or any other discomfort should consult a physician. The disease is potentially fatal if not diagnosed and treated in time.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero flew to Paraguay Friday on his first official visit to the neighboring country. It was the first trip by any top Argentine diplomat in five years.
Paraguayan traders of electric cars have nearly run out of stock as demand grew above projections due to the increasing price of fuel, it was reported Friday in Asunción.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a recommendation to the Government of Paraguay IMF to keep an eye on inflation and move forward with structural reforms in addition to improving State spending.