Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and current Vice President Hugo Velázquez have ties to the terrorist group Hezbollah, US Ambassador to Asunción Marc Ostfield said Thursday during a press conference.Add your comment!
Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Chairman of the National Republican Association (ANR - also known as Colorado Party), replacing Congressman and Vice-Presidential hopeful Pedro Alliana.
Argentina's Economy Ministry told Paraguayan authorities at the Binational Yacyretá Entity (EBY) that the agreement between former Presidents Horacio Cartes and Mauricio Macri will no longer be put for consideration before Congress in Buenos Aires.
Paraguayan football fans supporting Olimpia chanted Wednesday evening extradition for Horacio in reference to former President Horacio Cartés' designation by the US State Department as significantly corrupt.
The US Undersecretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mark Wells Wednesday said in Asunción that his country would undertake further action beyond declaring Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velázquez and former President Horacio Cartés as significantly corrupt.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez believes Vice President Hugo Velázquez should resign and avoid his impeachment in which his political opponents from within their own Colorado Party might seek to splash the head of state.
Chilean business associates of disgraced former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés would be pushing to break up all commercial ties with the man declared as significantly corrupt by the US State Department last month.
Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velázquez Friday announced in a radio interview that he would be resigning his job and stepping down from the presidential race after being added by the United States to the list of people significantly corrupt, where he joined former President Horacio Cartés.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez last week announced he would up funding for the National Intelligence Secretariat (SNI), an agency created in 2018. Abdo justified his move on the body's precarious budget, due to which it relies on foreign cooperation to fulfill its mission.
Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés (2013-2018) has been added to the US State Department's black list of highly corrupt individuals, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Friday in a statement.