Thursday May 16
One Direction's Big Announcement: Band's first world stadium tour
The group, who shot to fame on the X Factor, have become a global phenomenon since their debut single in 2011 and have sold more than 30 million records and DVDs globally and topped the charts in more than 37 countries.
Wed May 15, 2013
Poverty: Fact or Choice?
This weekend I read an article in the current edition of The Intelligent Optimist titled No Limitations .
Mon May 13, 2013
Paraguay Independence Day
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my best wishes to the people of Paraguay as they celebrate 202 years of independence on May 15.
Sun May 12, 2013
Asuncion Street Vendors, Paraguay's Informal Economy In Action
Money changers and car parkers, paperboys, vendors of fruit juice and handicrafts, soccer articles and herbs for the popular drink called "terere," populate the streets of Asuncion and represent the informal economy that allows hundreds of thousands of families to survive.
Fri May 10, 2013
Colorado Party gains to give Paraguay's president-elect Horacio Cartes control of Congress
ASUNCION, Paraguay - Paraguay's president-elect Horacio Cartes will be able to control Congress when he begins his five-year mandate in August.
Thu May 02, 2013
PHOTOS: The World in Gay Pride
Lesbian workers take part in the traditional May Day rally on May 1 in Asuncion, Paraguay.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Frugal Traveler Blog: Opening Up Paraguay's Landlocked Guaira Region
The priest faltered a bit as he climbed the stairs to the museum, housed in an attic above a church in ItapA©, Paraguay, a town founded as a Franciscan mission in 1672.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
In the Wake of Last Year's "Soft Coup" against...
Paraguay's April 21 election of Horacio Cartes, a dodgy "tobacco magnate," rancher and banker, whose Banco Amambay has been accused of laundering drug money, tax evasion and other crimes, raises the specter of "state capture" by powerful drug cartels linked to US intelligence agencies.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
HH the Emir congratulates Paraguay's new President
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, has sent a cable of congratulations to Horacio Cartes, on his victory in Paraguay's presidential election earlier on Sunday.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Paraguay's New President Horacio Cartes Also One of Country's Richest Men
"This is a victory for the Republic of Paraguay because all Paraguayans have won, the party won, but the Republic of Paraguay is the winner," Cartes, of the Colorado Party, told supporters Sunday night.
International Budget Guide 2013: Asuncion, Paraguay
Why is 2013 the year to get to Asuncin , Paraguay's, lovely, riverfront capital? Because this landlocked tropical nation sandwiched between Boliva, Brazil and Argentina is modernizing at warp speed.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Caribbean News Now!
Panama: Paraguay's reliable partner in Central America
By Peter Tase Caribbean News Now contributor PANAMA CITY, Panama -- In 2013, Panama and Paraguay are celebrating twenty years of bilateral cooperation, which has been significantly strengthened and intensified, especially in the last five years.
The Star Online
Rich political novice the favourite to win Paraguayan presidency
Paraguayans voted on Sunday in a presidential election that could return the center-right Colorado Party to power less than a year after the nation's first leftist leader was impeached.
The Charlotte Observer
Paraguayans vote for president; Colorado favored
ASUNCION, Paraguay Paraguayans are voting for president, congress and governors in elections they hope will end the country's isolation from regional groups that challenged last year's impeachment of President Fernando Lugo as a threat to the democracies of neighboring countries.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Conservatives likely to retake power in Paraguay
Paraguay is poised to elect as its new president a conservative candidate from the party that backed strongman Alfredo Stroessner during 35 years of iron rule, returning the executive branch to the wealthy interests that have traditionally dominated this poor South American nation despite the election of a leftist ex-bishop in 2008.
Fri Apr 19, 2013