Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:14:00 GMT
Paraguayan president beset with 69% disapproval rating and economic downturn
Paraguay’s president, Mario Abdo, has reached his first year in office with a 69% disapproval rating amid an enduring political crisis and a significant economic slowdown, according to a survey published on Wednesday.

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:10:00 GMT
Colorado Party of Paraguay urges lawmakers and supporters to stand behind President Abdo
Paraguay's Colorado Party Monday backed its support of President Mario Abdo in the aftermath of the political scandal sparked last week when the somber Itaipu electricity deal with Brazil was unearthed, leaving the government o...

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 09:15:00 GMT
Paraguayan VP claims only half truths became known about obscure Itaipu deal
Paraguay's Vicepresident Hugo Velázquez said that so far only half truths regarding the somber deal with Brazil about the sale of electricity are known to the public. The affair has left the government of President Mario Abdo ...

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 19:20:00 GMT
Brazil agrees to review secret Itaipu deal that nearly cost Paraguay's President Abdo his job
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he was open to reviewing the controversial recent energy agreement with Paraguay, which cost dignataries from the latter country their jobs and left President Mario Abdo Benitez on the br...

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 09:47:00 GMT
World's largest dam and energy deal triggers a major political scandal in Paraguay
Paraguay's foreign minister and three other officials resigned on Monday amid a growing scandal over the signing of an energy deal with Brazil, a blow to President Mario Abdo who has forged close ties with Brazil, Latin America...