Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez's ratings of approval have plunged significantly, according to a survey by the Latin American Strategic Center for Geopolitics (Celag), which showed 8 out 10 people had a negative image of the head of state.
Paraguay is to receive large investments to install 500,000 Bitcoin miners, as at least eight Chinese economic groups have expressed their interest in relocating their operations to the South American country thanks to its favorable legislation.
Paraguay's National Customs Directorate (DNA) and the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) have reached an agreement whereby a Digital Nationalization Certificate was created to speed up the import of vehicles and agricultural machinery, it was announced Friday
Paraguay's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday announced 784 tons of oxygen for medical use had been cleared for import from Brazil as part of the anticoronavirus efforts.
The decomposed remains of seven people, believed to be undocumented migrants, have been discovered in a fertilizer container in Paraguay, officials said. It set off from Serbia on 21 July.
Mercosur member Paraguay has a high likelihood of bouncing back best once the novel coronavirus is contained, Rebeca Grynspan, head of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB), told Radio Nacional del Paraguay on Thursday.
In the midst of the chaotic situation caused by the pandemic, the Argentine government announced the abandonment of Mercosur negotiations to prioritize the country’s domestic economy and the struggle against the virus. The rest of the bloc members must evaluate legal, institutional, and operational measures emerging from the decision.
Below normal rains in the Parana-Paraguay water basin is hampering grain transport through waterways in Argentina as the water level of the river has dropped significantly, Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario, or BCR, said in a report.
The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a loan of US$20 million to support Paraguay in strengthening its health system in the face of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). In the context of the country's current health situation, already affected by the worst dengue outbreak in recent years, the project will help strengthen the already overburdened health system through the purchase of medical supplies and equipment.
Mercosur country members agreed on Wednesday to share information and statistics on the coronavirus evolution as part of a common strategy destined to combat the pandemic, which included facilitating the return of ex-pats and ensuring the movement of goods among the block.