Paraguay

Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem today, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

South America flood ‘worst in 50 years’

Vast areas in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil is being hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, forcing the evacuation of more than 150,000 people.

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Official sacked for ‘kicking’ woman

The president of Paraguay fires the head of the country's indigenous affairs office after he apparently kicked an indigenous woman.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

Argentina still winless without Messi

Argentina remain winless in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup without Messi after a 0-0 draw in a physical clash with Paraguay at the Estadio Defensores del Chaco.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Messi tells Aguero to wear his No. 10 shirt

Sergio Aguero will adopt the No. 10 shirt for Argentina while it is left vacant due to the injury of its usual wearer, Lionel Messi.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Messi doesn’t need surgery

Barcelona star Lionel Messi will be back in action before the two months originally stipulated, Argentina team doctor Donato Villani has said.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

Argentina smash six past Paraguay, reach Copa finals

Argentina remain on course to win first Copa America title since 1993 after thrashing Paraguay to set up a final against tournament hosts Chile.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

Hero's joy turns into despair

Paraguay's penalty hero Derlis Gonzalez saw his celebrations curtailed by tragedy after his uncle died of heart attack following Paraguary's win over Brazil.

June 28, 2015
June 28, 2015

Paraguay down Brazil on penalties

Derlis Gonzalez slots two penalties, one in regular time and again in the shootout, to help Paraguay beat Brazil 4-3 after a 1-1 draw Saturday that advanced them to a Copa America semi-final...

June 25, 2015
June 25, 2015

Chile stun Uruguay to reach Copa America semis

Hosts Chile move into the Copa America semi-finals after Mauricio Isla's late winner knocked nine-man holders Uruguay out of the tournament.