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Flooding Threat for Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay This Weekend
As the front moves farther north, thunderstorms will bring the threat for widespread heavy rainfall which may produce flooding from far northern Argentina into eastern Paraguay, northern Uruguay and southeastern Brazil. Major cities that may experience ...

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Weekend Flood Threat to End Heat in Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay
Heat will build across northern Argentina, Uruguay, southern Brazil and Paraguay the next few days, setting the stage for a powerful cold front to bring much cooler air, flooding downpours and locally strong thunderstorms this weekend. Temperatures ...

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Paraguay: UN expert concerned over indigenous peoples' rights to land, resources
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1 December 2014 – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples identified a number of ongoing challenges remaining in Paraguay as she ended an eight-day official visit to the country on Friday. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz raised ...
UN Asks Paraguay to End with Inequality and Indigenous DiscriminationPrensa Latina

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Brazil Soybean Areas See Rain While Dryness Cuts Paraguay Crop
Soybean growing areas in parts of Brazil and Argentina benefited from recent rainfall while Paraguay's crop may be smaller than previously expected because of drought stress, Oil World said. Brazil experienced “favorable rain” last month in the states ...

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Paraguay: Legislators Accused of Narcopolitics Won't Be Removed
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Paraguayan representatives refused to remove their three fellow legislators, despite the evidence presented by the National Anti-Drug Office and the senate. Three legislators from the governing party Colorado (conservative), accused of being directly ...

Paraguay's objections prevent Bolivia from full Mercosur membership
The 47th Mercosur Summit (Common Market of the South) was held on Wednesday in Parana, Argentina, with leaders of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela discussing among other topics the entry of Bolivia as the newest full member of the ...

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Paraguay: Government Aims to Approve Controversial Bill
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The bill is set to speed up 89 public works projects in Paraguay's 17 departments and capital, Asuncion, and include roads, bridges, and sewage systems. “A lot of time an owner that doesn't want to negotiate can slow down a high-value multimillion ...


Paraguay name Argentine Diaz as coach
Paraguay named Argentine Ramon Diaz, who won the Argentine league title with River Plate this year, as their coach on Thursday. "Ramon Diaz and the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) have sealed a four-year work accord," APF president Alejandro ...
Paraguay turn to DiazThe Daily Star
Paraguay appoint Diaz as coachSoccerway

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New World Bank Group Strategy to Support Reduction in Extreme Poverty and ...
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Washington, December 16th, 2014 – The World Bank Group's (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today analyzed a new partnership strategy with the Republic of Paraguay for the 2015-2018 period, which will support the country's efforts to reduce extreme ...

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Farmer Protests Spread throughout Paraguay
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Director of Oxfam in Paraguay Oscar Lopez (C) talks before setting a timer in a square to count how long the government takes to find a solution for landless peasant families of the northern town of Curuguaty, in downtown Asuncion, November 14.2014.

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