Paraguayan Navy Captain Marcial Martínez Gayoso who is stationed in Montevideo on a Mercosur mission was shot Tuesday at the Fortaleza del Cerro historical site while visiting it with his family.Add your comment!
A Paraguayan naval officer and two civilians were arrested Wednesday by the Argentine Coast Guard (PNA) following an incident at around 3 pm in the Paraná River near the PNA's Puerto Maní (Misiones) delegation that resulted in the seizure of a Paraguayan Navy vessel allegedly trying to smuggle fuel to the Paraguayan side.
Argentina's Coast Guard (PNA) will up its patrolling in the Yacyretá dam area following an incident with the Paraguayan Navy which allegedly crossed into its waters, according to a complaint filed by local authorities of the province of Corrientes, it was reported.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benìtez reshuffled the country's Armed Forces brass before leaving for Montevideo Friday. Among those relieved from duty was Navy Chief Admiral Carlos Dionisio Velázquez, brother of Vice President Hugo Velázquez, who has been listed by the United States among the most corrupt politicians in the region.