Paraguay

Paraguay News Headlines

  • 'Robbery Of The Century': Gang Armed With Military-Grade Weaponry Steals Millions 25 Apr 2017 04:13 NDTV Asuncion, Paraguay:  Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions of dollars in southeastern Paraguay on Monday, leaving a policeman dead in what officials called the "robbery of the century." Some 50 …
  • Colombia’s President Visits Paraguay 25 Apr 2017 03:31 Latin American Herald Tribune Colombia’s President Visits Paraguay ASUNCION – President Horacio Cartes welcomed his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, on Monday to Paraguay for a one-day visit focusing on political, trade and security issues. Cartes plans to give Santos the …
  • Paraguay heist sparks deadly gun battles 25 Apr 2017 02:03 BBC Image copyright AFP Image caption The front of a security firm was blown off in Ciudad de Este, Paraguay Brazilian police near the border with Paraguay have exchanged gunfire with members of a gang who carried out what Paraguayan officials are calling the …
  • Huge robbery sparks gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil 25 Apr 2017 02:02 BBC Image copyright AFP Image caption The front of a security firm was blown off in Ciudad de Este, Paraguay Brazilian police near the border with Paraguay have exchanged gunfire with members of a gang who carried out what Paraguayan officials are calling the …
  • Brazilian bandits stage brazen $40 million heist in Paraguay 25 Apr 2017 02:01 Telegraph.co.uk A convoy of dozens of armed men rolled into Paraguay's lawless Ciudad del Este border town in the early hours of Monday, using grenades, machine guns and explosives to stage a heist worth an estimated $40 million. One policeman was killed and another …
  • Heavily armed gang of around 50 steals millions in brazen Paraguay heist 25 Apr 2017 01:29 Japan Times ASUNCION – Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions of dollars in southeastern Paraguay on Monday, leaving a policeman dead in what officials called the “robbery of the century.” Some 50 gunmen with …
  • Marvi clinches seat on World Bank Gender Advisory Council 25 Apr 2017 01:20 The News International Islamabad Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) MNA Marvi Memon has secured a seat on World Bank Group (WBG)’s Advisory Council on Gender and Development. The WBG’s Advisory Council, established in 2011, is the main …
  • Armed robbers use explosives to break into Paraguay vault, escape by boat 25 Apr 2017 00:26 CTV News ASUNCION, Paraguay -- Dozens of attackers armed with assault rifles used explosives to blast open the vault of an armoured car company early Monday and apparently escaped by boat into Brazil with a haul of cash, authorities said. Officials said at least …
  • Copa Lib struggling for breakout stars as it hits the halfway stage 25 Apr 2017 00:14 ESPN The Copa Lib has been a slog so far as the halfway point of the group stage comes and goes. Where are the stars? The weekend's clasico headlines naturally went to Lionel Messi given his goals, which makes it easy to overlook the fact that four of the …
  • Airports boost efforts to stop spread of Zika: UN agency 25 Apr 2017 00:08 Asiaone Montreal - Airports are stepping up efforts to reduce populations of mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in order to prevent its spread, the UN aviation agency said Thursday. "The management of the outbreak is currently focused on reducing the …