Paraguay seizes nearly one ton of cocaine in DR Congo-bound rice

Asuncion: Paraguayan police said Friday they seized about 850 kilograms (1,900 pounds) of cocaine hidden in sacks of rice bound for the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Venezuela mends tie with Paraguay, reopens embassy

Venezuela has reopened its embassy in the Paraguayan capital 18 months after breaking off relations to protest the removal of Paraguay`s leader.

Paraguay leader says uncle must face drug charges

Paraguay`s new president wants the country`s anti-drug agency to treat his uncle like any other person wanted on trafficking charges, saying family ties won`t protect any of his relatives.

Joel Coen meets Paraguay film students

Film director Joel Coen and his wife, actress Frances McDormand, paid a surprise visit to a film class at a university in the Paraguayan capital, where they shared their experiences in the industry, organizers of the event told EFE.

Russia approves visa-free travel with Paraguay

Russia is set to sign a visa-free travel agreement with Paraguay.

Elton John performs in Paraguay

British music icon Sir Elton John served up an intimate performance for his first-ever concert in Paraguay.

Sri Sri gets Paraguay`s highest civilian award

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been honoured with Paraguay`s highest civilian award.

Paraguayan president`s ouster is not coup: US

US has not determined the ouster of Fernando Lugo by impeachment as a coup but is closely following the events there, the US State Department said.

Paraguay: Lawmakers oust president, face criticism

Paraguay`s Senate on Friday voted to impeach President Fernando Lugo, leading to his ouster.

Paraguayan President says he won`t resign

The lower house of Paraguay`s opposition-controlled congress voted on Thursday to impeach leftist President Fernando Lugo.

Paraguay: 17 killed in violent land dispute

Paraguay`s President is sending the Army to resolve a deadly land dispute in a remote forest reserve.

Paraguayan President cleared of cancer

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo who was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 2010 has overcome the disease.

Ricky Martin performs in Paraguay

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin, back in Asuncion after 15 years away, treated his Paraguayan fans to a euphoric concert.

Uruguay, Paraguay set for surprise Copa final

Uruguay will be overwhelming favourites to see off Paraguay and clinch a record 15th continental crown, their first since 1995, to break their tie with Argentina.

Uruguay chase record 15th Copa America title

Uruguay will bid to claim a record 15th Copa America, eclipsing the 14 titles won by host nation Argentina.

Paraguay advances to Copa America final

Paraguay advanced to the Copa America final against Uruguay by beating Venezuela in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw.

Brazil media scathing after Copa collapse

Brazil`s media were scathing on Monday after the national team were unceremoniously dumped from the Copa America by Paraguay in a quarter-final penalty shoot-out.

Brazil star Pato anticipates tough Paraguay test

Brazil striker Pato is anticipating another tough test against familiar opponents when the Selecao take on Paraguay in the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Sunday.

Copa America: Venezuela comeback stuns Paraguay

Venezuela stunned Paraguay with two goals in the dying minutes to snatch a 3-3 draw and retain their lead in Group B at the Copa America.

Brazil draw Paraguay 2-2 in Copa America

Holders Brazil jeopardised their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Saturday after they just pulled out a last-gasp 2-2 draw with Paraguay.