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More than 100 couples get married in Paraguay cathedral.

Asunción, Paraguay, Nov 21, 2017 / 07:00 pm .- Over one hundred couples who had been living together but were not yet married celebrated their marriages in the Asuncion Cathedral in Paraguay Nov. 15. The couples were able to say “I do,” thanks to support from the Santa Librada Foundation, which put on a program ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

What's your beef? Europe, Latin American trade talks falter.

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS - A battle over beef between the European Union and Argentina and Brazil could push trade talks beyond a year-end deadline and lead to further years of delay. On-off trade talks between the EU and the Mercosur group of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay have spanned 17 years. But it is not ...

- Sify - IN

UN Women’s Rights Experts Issue Findings.

UN Women’s Rights Experts Issue Findings on Burkina Faso, Singapore, Paraguay, Nauru, Israel, Kuwait, Kenya, Oman, Norway, DPRK, Monaco and Guatemala

- Scoop NZ - NZ

EU boosts budget for education in emergencies.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Nicolas Leoz: Conmebol ex-chief to be extradited from Paraguay.

Former football official Nicolás Leoz is a main suspect in a bribery and money-laundering scandal.

- BBC - UK

Paraguay judge rules ex-soccer boss Leoz can be extradited.

A court in Paraguay ruled Thursday that ex-South American soccer chief Nicolas Leoz could be extradited to face trial in the United States over alleged bribery and money laundering.

- The Daily Star - LB

Países de América Latina y el Caribe rubrican declaración para fortalecer acción humanitaria ante desastres.

Source: Government of Paraguay Country: World Los países participantes en la VIII Reunión Regional de Mecanismos Internacionales de Ayuda Humanitaria realizada en Perú entre el 7-9 de noviembre, aprobaron la Declaración de Lima'.Representantes de los países participantes en la VIII Reunión Regional de Mecanismos ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

El Chaco paraguayo, en estado de emergencia por la sequía que castiga a unas 20.000 personas, recibe cooperación de la OPS/OMS.

Source: Pan American Health Organization Country: Paraguay Se estima que el cien por ciento de cerca de 20 mil personas de 17 comunidades indígenas en el Distrito de Teniente Irala Fernández consume agua no segura como consecuencia de la sequía que afecta a esta zona.El Distrito de Teniente Irala Fernández, Departamento ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Latin America's super election cycle is wide open.

Latin America is approaching one of its most important electoral marathons in recent decades. Between November 2017 and December 2018, eight countries in the region will hold presidential elections: two in November 2017 , and six in 2018 (Costa Rica, February 4; Paraguay, April 22; Colombia, May 27; Mexico, July 1; Brazil, ...

- Brookings - US