Exports of Paraguayan goods in the month of February of 2022 have surpassed those of the same month of the previous year, according to a Central Bank (BCP) report which also showed revenues had reached US$ 1,602.9 million.
Paraguay's House of Deputies Wednesday passed a bill to repeal the law mandating the use of facemasks and also provided for the termination of the COVID-19 vaccination pass requirement. The initiative is now up to the Senate.
Óscar Vidal Martínez, who represents Smiths Detection in Paraguay, has announced the firm plans to strengthen its operations in the South American country in the near future.
Paraguayan Deputy Juan Carlos Ozorio Wednesday submitted his resignation following allegations that he is involved in drug trafficking and after the Lower House announced his dismissal would be decided by vote.
Hundreds of Paraguayans rushed over the weekend to the coastal town of Nanawa – formerly Puerto Elsa – in the Presidente Hayes province to buy cheaper fuel smuggled from Clorinda, Argentina, it was reported.
Paraguayan authorities Tuesday announced all COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted except facemasks and vaccination.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Tuesday decided to sack Interior Minister Arnaldo Giuzzio for the latter's alleged ties with a Brazilian drug trafficker, it was announced. He will be replaced by Federico González.
The South American drought that has extended to several Argentine provinces and Brazilian states has also hit hard Paraguay, the world's fourth exporter of soybeans. In effect, crops are suffering and the processing industry is running out of supplies.
Paraguay's Supreme Court has elected Antonio Fretes with 8 votes as Chief Justice for the fifth time, it was announced Wednesday. He has already chaired one of the country's branches of Government in 2005/2006, 2009/2010, 2013/2014, 2015/2016 and now 2022/2023.
Paraguayan health authorities Monday issued an emergency clearance for the use of the Taiwanese-developed Medigen COVID-19 vaccine, it was announced.