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NPR (blog)
The Place Where Rutherford B. Hayes Is A Really Big Deal
NPR (blog)
But there's one place where Hayes stands as a historical heavyweight: in the tiny South American nation of Paraguay. In fact, an industrial city on the banks of the Paraguay River is named Villa Hayes — Spanish for "Hayesville" — in his honor. Here's ...

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Jorge Lanata: “Living in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay is better (than living in ...
Buenos Aires Herald
“Living in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay is better (than living in Argentina),” concluded journalist Jorge Lanata during his show Periodismo Para Todos on Sunday. He also compared several economic indicators for which some Argentines would rather go to ...

14 things to know about Paraguay
(CNN) -- Overshadowed by its bigger, flashier neighbors, Paraguay is a curious country that's overlooked by visitors who flock to South American destinations like Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and the highlands of the Andes. For those who visit nearby ...
Taste Paraguay's delicious mistakeWPTZ The Champlain Valley

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Paraguay won't free guerrillas in exchange for hostage
Fox News Latino
Paraguay's interior minister said Tuesday that the government will not bow in the face of a threat from the small EPP rebel group to kill a captive police officer if authorities don't release six jailed guerrillas by this weekend. "It is impossible for ...

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Risk Summary - Paraguay - DEC 2014
Latin America Monitor (subscription)
Paraguay's score in our proprietary Short-Term Political Risk Index places it just under the regional average of 59.7 out of 100. Disputes with neighbours over shared power resources and sporadic attacks by the insurgent group Ej?rcito del Pueblo ...

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Underdog Story? Paraguay Soccer Team Chases Wildest Dreams
When Deportivo Capiata, a soccer club formed in an Asuncion suburb, beat legendary Boca at famed La Bombonera stadium, it was a shocker for the ages. Jorge Saenz / AP. 1. When Deportivo Capiata, a soccer club formed six years ago in an Asuncion ...
AP PHOTOS: Small Paraguay soccer team hits it
Postcard from... Capiata, ParaguayThe Independent

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Report Oil Found in Paraguay; Gov't Cautious
ABC News
A British energy company said on Monday that it made its first major oil discovery in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government said it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable. Shares of London-based President Energy doubled after the ...
President Energy Surges After Finding Oil in Paraguay BasinBloomberg
British company reports oil find in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, but government ...Fox Business

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The Guardian
Paraguay's Supreme Court issues 'historic' land ruling
The Guardian
In 2006 the Inter-American Court on Human Rights ruled that Sawhoyamaxa's rights had been violated and ordered the government to return their “traditional lands” to the community within three years – an order Paraguay only got around to complying with ...

Paraguay stops granting licenses for the import of onions
In order to protect the domestic production, Paraguay has decided to stop granting licenses for the import of onions from neighbouring countries. Nelson Valiente, National Director of Customs, highlighted this weekend's achievement with the seizure of ...

Freedom of the press threatened in Paraguay as third journalist is killed in 2014
Latin Correspondent
Paraguay's constitution provides for freedom of expression and the press; however, recent events have shown the dangerous reality underpinning this rhetorical guarantee. In response to the killings of two journalists last year in cases that allegedly ...

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