Fri, 15 May 2020 08:49:00 GMT
Next Monday Itaipu opens its spillway to help lift the drought stricken Parana river level
The world's largest operational hydroelectric dam, Itaipu Plant announced that starting next Monday, May 18, it will open its spillway to help Paraguay and Argentina, which are suffering from a drought and hence having problems...

Tue, 12 May 2020 08:52:00 GMT
Paraguay fears its success in containing Covid-19 could be threatened by Brazil
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez has said the spread of coronavirus in Brazil threatens his country's success in containing the virus. Mr Benítez said more than half of Paraguay's 563 cases were people who had entered ...

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 08:21:00 GMT
Paraguay one of the countries to first bounce back after post coronavirus
Mercosur member Paraguay has a high likelihood of bouncing back best once the novel coronavirus is contained, Rebeca Grynspan, head of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB), told Radio Nacional del Paraguay on Thursday...

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 07:59:00 GMT
Mercosur: Argentina only interested in block's negotiations with Europe
In the midst of the chaotic situation caused by the pandemic, the Argentine government announced the abandonment of Mercosur negotiations to prioritize the country’s domestic economy and the struggle against the virus. The re...

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 08:45:00 GMT
Parana river water level hampering grain transport in the midst of peak harvest
Below normal rains in the Parana-Paraguay water basin is hampering grain transport through waterways in Argentina as the water level of the river has dropped significantly, Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario, or BCR, said in a report...