Paraguay

Widespread flooding in Paraguay causes damage, deaths

Tens of thousands affected as the Paraguay River overflows its banks as at least six people are reported to be killed.

Widespread flooding in Paraguay causes damage, deaths

Latin America

Emergency in Paraguay after flooding from torrential rains

Paraguay has declared a state of emergency along the border with Argentina as rains swell rivers and cause floods.

Emergency in Paraguay after flooding from torrential rains

Latin America

South American leaders announce new regional bloc

Prosur will replace Unasur, which fell apart last year following divisions over how to address the Venezuela crisis.

Peru

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's new term has been widely condemned as illegitimate.

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

Brazil

Hezbollah 'financier' arrested in Brazil

Assad Ahmad Barakat was arrested in the lawless Triple Frontier area between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.

Hezbollah 'financier' arrested in Brazil

Jerusalem

Paraguay moves its embassy back to Tel Aviv

Foreign minister's announcement comes as new President Mario Abdo Benitez looks to reset country's Middle East policy.

Paraguay moves its embassy back to Tel Aviv

Weather

Cold weather grips southern South America

Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina shiver through some of their coldest nights of the year.

Cold weather grips southern South America

Opinion

Why did Latin America stop standing up for Palestine?

After a visible shift to the right, Latin American governments are aligning with Israel.

Cecilia Baeza

by Cecilia Baeza

Cecilia Baeza

Latin America

Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes offers resignation

Cartes presents his resignation to Congress so that he can legally take office as a senator on July 1.

Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes offers resignation

Paraguay

Paraguay opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguay is the second country to follow the US in moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Paraguay president inaugurates Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Latin America

Mario Abdo Benitez elected as Paraguay's president

Mario Abdo Benitez won by a smaller margin than predicted by opinion polls.

Paraguay

Inside Paraguay's illegal cannabis plantations

Close to the border with Brazil, large illegal cannabis plantations thrive on a network of corruption.

Inside Paraguay's illegal cannabis plantations

Latin America

Paraguay 'millions' stolen in 'robbery of the century'

Brazilian gang blamed for heist in which a police officer was killed in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay's second city.

Ciudad del Este heist seen as 'robbery of the century'