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Copa America Centenario: Costa Rica see red in draw with Paraguay

Copa America Centenario: Costa Rica see red in draw with Paraguay

The result leaves Colombia who beat the United States in Friday`s opener, alone at the top of the group with three points.

World Cup qualifier: Paraguay prepare mission `impossible` for Brazil

Paraguay coach Ramon Diaz said his team will try to make life "impossible" for Brazil as they aim to score another upset over the South American giants in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday. 

Hitler didn't die in bunker; lived till 95 with Brazilian lover, claims report

Hitler didn't die in bunker; lived till 95 with Brazilian lover, claims report

Conspiracy theorists have long argued that Hitler had fled to South America. 

 Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

Two soccer bosses, a former president of Honduras and a former head of CONMEBOL, pleaded not guilty last month to US charges.

Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 10 in South America

The epic rainfall also has driven 160,000 people from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay, said officials.

'Largest' marijuana seizure ever in Argentina: Officials

Twelve tons of marijuana being smuggled from Paraguay into Argentina aboard a tanker truck were seized today in an affluent suburb of Buenos Aires, officials said.

11-year-old gives birth after being denied abortion

 An 11-year-old girl gave birth to a baby girl in Paraguay's capital, in a case that has sparked outrage from numerous observers.

Eleven-year-old rape victim gives birth in Paraguay

 An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl who was raped by her mother`s boyfriend gave birth Thursday, a doctor said.

Paraguay ex-President Wasmosy unharmed in forced landing

Paraguayan police say a plane carrying former President Juan Carlos Wasmosy made a forced landing, but he was unhurt.

Paraguay backs Michel Platini for FIFA president

Paraguay backs Michel Platini for FIFA president

Paraguay has offered to be one of the official backers of Michel Platini`s bid for the FIFA presidency, the country`s football association said in a letter sent to FIFA.

Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

The United States has sent Paraguay an extradition request for Nicolás Leoz, the former president of South America`s soccer confederation, who was arrested on suspicion of racketeering in a corruption probe, Paraguay`s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Pope Francis jokes he doesn`t `do drugs`

Pope Francis on Monday joked that he did not have to "take drugs" when questioned by a journalist as to the secret of his energy during a whirlwind tour of three Latin American countries.

Pope leaves for Rome after South America visit

Pope Francis departed Paraguay for Rome late Sunday, bringing to a close a weeklong visit where he drew attention to the poor and marginalized in some of the region`s poorest nations.

Pope laments corruption as `gangrene of a people`

Pope laments corruption as `gangrene of a people`

 Pope Francis decried the scourge of corruption as the "gangrene of a people" on Saturday in Paraguay, one of the poorest countries in South America and where graft is rampant.

Throng greets Pope Francis for Ecuador mass

Hundreds of thousands of faithful greeted Pope Francis with cheers and flags in scorching heat on Monday for the first open-air mass of his three-nation trip to South America.

Pope Francis to focus on poor in South America trip

 Pope Francis left Rome on Sunday to embark on his first South American trip in two years, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay -- but not his native Argentina.

Copa America: Peru clinch third as Paraguay downed

Copa America: Peru clinch third as Paraguay downed

Paolo Guerrero fired Peru to a third place play-off victory over Paraguay here Friday to stay in the hunt for Copa America tournament top-scorer honours.

'Argentina should beat Chile in Copa final'

'Argentina should beat Chile in Copa final'

Paraguay coach Ramon Diaz has said Argentina will beat Chile and win the Copa America if they play like they did in their stunning 6-1 win over his side in the semis.

Pope Francis takes message to forgotten corners of home continent

Pope Francis takes message to forgotten corners of home continent

Pope Francis embarks Sunday on an eight-day visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, three of South America`s `peripheral` countries which share common challenges in addressing poverty, inequality and the legacies of past authoritarian regimes.

Rivaldo blames players' selection for Brazil's Copa America debacle

Rivaldo blames players' selection for Brazil's Copa America debacle

Brazilian football legend Rivaldo on Wednesday blamed national team head coach Dunga’s selection of players from non-prestigious leagues for their early exit from the Copa America.