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Panama orders lockdown, Paraguay closes borders
YAHOO! - 3/25/2020 7:32:00 AM
Panama became the latest Latin American country to declare a lockdown due to the novel coronavirus Tuesday, while Paraguay closed its borders until the end of the week. The Galapagos Islands also reco

Ronaldinho beaten by convicted murderer and robber in game of footvolley doubles in Paraguay prison
The Sun - 3/31/2020 11:39:00 AM
Tramp' Ronaldo ordered to leave Madeira by politician over family stroll He was arrested at a five-star hotel in Asuncion on March 6 with his brother Roberto de Assis and accused of entering Paraguay with a doctored passport falsely showing he was a naturalised Paraguayan citizen. Investigators are probing whether the false passport scandal ...

Paraguay Closes Borders, LatAm's Second-largest Airline Grounds Planes
International Business Times - 3/24/2020 11:53:00 PM
Paraguay closed its borders until the end of the week while Latin America's second-largest airline grounded its commercial services on Tuesday. The Galapagos Islands also recorded their first cases of the new coronavirus and Mexico upped its outbreak response as Latin American countries continued to roll out measures to contain the COVID-19 disease.

Paraguay to cut public sector wages over COVID-19
aa.com.tr - 3/30/2020 11:17:00 PM
Measure will save about $52 million, which will be used to alleviate devastating economic effects from coronavirus - Anadolu Agency

Mennonites Helped Push Paraguay Toward Beef Production
The National Interest - 3/23/2020 12:40:00 AM
When the Mennonites arrived to Paraguay a century ago, the country was at the brink of war with neighboring Bolivia, which claimed the Chaco as its own. The Paraguayan government granted the new Mennonite arrivals citizenship and land in the Chaco, with guarantees they could maintain their educational systems, speak their language and avoid ...

Ronaldinho has lost his famous smile in prison and has no luxury at all, reveals ex-Paraguay striker Nelson Cuevas
The Sun - 3/30/2020 10:23:00 AM
BRAZIL icon Ronaldinho has lost his famous smile in prison and has no luxury at all, according to former Paraguay striker Nelson Cuevas. The 2005 Ballon d'Or winner recently celebrated his 40th birthday with a huge BBQ behind bars after being arrested for allegedly using a fake passport to enter the country. Ronaldinho's close friends have ...

Paraguay confirms first death due to coronavirus: health ministry
Reuters - 3/21/2020 6:10:00 AM
Paraguay has thus far recorded 18 cases of coronavirus.

Paraguay extends lockdown until April 12 amid virus
aa.com.tr - 3/28/2020 5:17:00 PM
I have decided to maintain total isolation until April 12," the president said on Twitter. "I ask everyone for more effort! Let's continue in solidarity with our Health system," the president added. The extension of total isolation,

Ronaldinho can no longer have visitors in jail in Paraguay
Mid Day - 3/24/2020 9:26:00 AM
Ronaldinho and Assis travelled to Paraguay on March 4 to participate in a children's charity event and promote a new book. The pair were arrested later that day when police realised they had entered the country with fake passports. They have denied any wrongdoing and said they were presented with the doctored travel documents as a "gift" upon ...

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Paraguay -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Paraguay
Business Insider - 3/25/2020 3:27:00 PM
Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria ParaguayRead the