Since 7 am local time Sunday (GMT -4), around 4.78 million Paraguayans started voting for the new President, who will take over from Mario Abdo Benítez on Aug. 15, it was reported in Asunción. As per Paraguayan law, there is no runoff, so whoever gets the most votes Sunday, even by the slightest of differences, will be declared the winner.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Friday announced he will be stepping down shortly to run in the primary elections for the country's presidency. It will leave President Mario Abdo the task of appointing a fifth official to that post during his 4-year term.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo said the Bi-Oceanic Corridor will bring Mercosur's entire economic development closer to Asia. His remarks came at a press conference after meeting with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi in Tokyo earlier this week.
Paraguay and Brazil have exchanged reverse notes on the creation of the Itaipu Binational Accounts Commission last week during an official visit from Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo to Brasilia, it was announced.
Argentine Foreign Ministers Santiago Cafiero Friday welcomed his Paraguayan counterpart Euclides Acevedo at the Palacio San Martín in Buenos Aires to discuss bilateral issues.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Monday met with the Governor of the Argentine Province of Salta Gustavo Sáenz to further discuss an improvement in bilateral ties which would eventually lead to the reopening of the borders.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Friday insisted on discussing the reopening of the land borders with Argentina right after the Sept. 12 Open Primary, Simultaneous and Mandatory (PASO) elections.
The Foreign Ministers of Paraguay and Argentina met Friday in Buenos Aires to discuss several items such as the reopening of the land borders between the two countries and the host's candidacy in 2022 to the annual presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac).
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo is to travel to Buenos Aires this coming Thursday to discuss with local authorities the reopening of land borders with Argentina which have been closed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Tuesday cried out to the world, particularly Taiwan and the United States, for anti-covid-19 vaccines to curb the spread of the disease which has killed over 4,000 people so far.