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Bolivia's MAS party faces pressure following defeat
La Paz, April 18 (IANS) The left-wing MAS party of former Bolivian President Evo Morales has been facing calls for renewal following its defeat in the country's regional elections.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Bolivia-Brazil border to stay closed
La Paz, April 10 (IANS) The Bolivian government said it has decided to keep the country's border with Brazil closed for another seven days to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, especially the Brazilian variant of the virus considered to be more contagious and possibly more lethal.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
CONMEBOL hopeful fans can attend Copa America
Asuncion (Paraguay), March 24 (IANS) The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said it is working with officials in Argentina and Colombia to secure enough Covid-19 vaccines to allow fans at this year's Copa America.
2021-03-24
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Health/Medicine,Football
Ex-Bolivian Interim Prez Jeanine Anez arrested
La Paz, March 14 (IANS) Former Interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Anez has been arrested on charges of "terrorism, sedition and conspiracy" due to her role in the events of November 2019 that ended with the resignation of then President Evo Morales, authorities said.
2021-03-14
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Bolivia launches vaccination drive to combat Covid-19
La Paz, Feb 26 (IANS) Bolivia launched the largest immunization campaign in its history in the eastern city of Santa Cruz to inoculate residents with Covid-19 vaccines developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinopharm.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Paraguay,Health/Medicine
Bolivian president thanks China for anti-pandemic support
La Paz, Jan 30 (IANS) Bolivian President Luis Arce expressed his appreciation for China's support for the Latin American country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Bolivia rules out re-entering rigid quarantine
La Paz, Dec 6 (IANS) The Bolivian government has ruled out the possibility of re-entering a rigid quarantine if a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic sweeps the country, in a bid to avoid damaging economic recovery.
2020-12-06
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Luis Arce sworn in as Bolivia's new President
La Paz, Nov 9 (IANS) Luis Arce, winner of the October 18 general elections in Bolivia, took office as the new president of the South American country for the next five years.
2020-11-09
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Bolivia's top electoral body dismisses audit demands
La Paz, Nov 5 (IANS) The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), Bolivia's top electoral body, reaffirmed the transparency and outcome of the October 18 general elections, and has dismissed demands for an audit of the poll process.
2020-11-05
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Bolivia's Luis Arce officially certified as Prez-elect
La Paz, Oct 29 (IANS) Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) has officially certified Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party's Luis Arce as President-elect for the 2020-2025 term.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Luis Arce declared Bolivia's President-elect
La Paz, Oct 24 (IANS) Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that Luis Arce Catacora, the candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, has won the October 18 presidential elections with 55.1 per cent of the votes.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
213,600 citizen observers to monitor Bolivia elections
La Paz, Oct 18 (IANS) Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) has announced that Sunday's general elections will be monitored by 213,600 citizen observers.
2020-10-18
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
OHCHR condemns poll campaign violence in Bolivia
La Paz, Sep 22 (IANS) The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has condemned the ongoing violence in several cities across Bolivia amid heated poll campaigns in the run up to October 18 presidential election.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Paraguay, Peru to meet in opening CONMEBOL WC qualifier
Asuncion, Sep 22 (IANS) Paraguay will host Peru in the opening South American zone 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier next month, regional football governing body CONMEBOL has announced.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Bolivia declares national emergency over forest fires
La Paz, Sep 17 (IANS) Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez has declared a national emergency after forest fires scorched more than half a million hectares in the region of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
2020-09-17
Category: International, Paraguay,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
South American WC qualifiers certain for October kickoff: CONMEBOL
Asuncion, Sep 16 (IANS) The South American 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers will begin next month despite concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic, the region's football governing body CONMEBOL has said.
2020-09-16
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Ronaldinho released from house arrest
Asuncion, Aug 25 (IANS) Ronaldinho has been released from house arrest in Paraguay after nearly six months in custody for using a fake passport.
2020-08-25
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
COVID-19: Bolivia eyes October return for football
La Paz, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has outlined plans to restart the country's top football division in October following months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-13
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Ronaldinho likely to be released from custody on August 24
Asuncion, Aug 11 (IANS) Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis could be released from custody on August 24, the date when a judge is expected to ratify their plea bargain agreement.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Ronaldinho set for release after plea deal
Asuncion, Aug 8 (IANS) Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis could be released from custody within days after having striking a plea deal with Paraguayan investigators.
2020-08-08
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Ronaldinho set to be released from house arrest in Paraguay: Report
Asuncion, Aug 1 (IANS) Brazil football legend Ronaldinho is reportedly set to be released from his house arrest in Paraguay's capital city of Asuncion in the fake passport row.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
COVID-19: Paraguay postpones football restart
Asuncion, July 18 (IANS) The Paraguayan Football Association (APF) has postponed the restart of its first division season after coronavirus outbreaks at three clubs.
2020-07-18
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Ronaldinho loses appeal for release from house arrest
Asuncion, July 12 (IANS) Ronaldinho has been ordered to remain under house arrest in Paraguay after an appeal court judge refused a request to release the former Barcelona star and his brother.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Bolivia's Interim President tests COVID-19 positive
La Paz, July 10 (IANS) Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez announced that she has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be in quarantine.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Paraguay,International
Ex-Bolivia star Baldivieso tests positive for coronavirus
La Paz, June 20 (IANS) Former Bolivia international playmaker Julio Cesar Baldivieso has revealed that he and four other family members are battling COVID-19.
2020-06-20
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
CONMEBOL sets out protocols for football restart
Asuncion, June 19 (IANS) Players will be barred from spitting and must undergo temperature checks before each match under new sanitary guidelines outlined by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL).
2020-06-19
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Ronaldinho opens up on house arrest following fake passport row
Asuncion, June 9 (IANS) Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho opened up regarding his house arrest in a hotel in the Paraguayan capital city of Asuncion.
2020-06-09
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Riots erupt in Bolivia after Morales' resignation
La Paz, Nov 11 (IANS) Riots erupted across Bolivia after the resignation of President Evo Morales amid mounting pressure to step down following the anti-government protests that have rocked the South American nation since late last month.
2019-11-11
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
S. American football head stresses need to broaden market
Asuncion, March 20 (IANS) The president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Alejandro Dominguez has defended his strategy of promoting regional competitions in the international market.
2019-03-20
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
India, Paraguay discuss global terrorism, bilateral issues
Asuncion, March 7 (IANS) Indian Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez on Thursday discussed terrorism and a range of bilateral issues.
2019-03-07
Category: International, Paraguay,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Terrorism
Bolivia coach Villegas outlines World Cup target
La Paz, Feb 5 (IANS) Newly appointed Bolivia coach Eduardo Villegas said that his goal is to help the team qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
2019-02-05
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football