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2008-10-03 12:00:12

Text of report by prominent Paraguayan newspaper ABC Color website on 1 October [Article by political analyst Roque Gonzalez Vera: "The Agreements Signed by Lugo and Chavez Have No Juridical Value"] President Fernando Lugo has the right to sign international agreements, but he cannot disregard the constitutional mandate of submitting the documents for congressional approval. The "letters of intention" signed with [Venezuelan President Hugo] Chavez have no legal value. The Bolivarian...

2008-08-19 09:01:03

Venezuela to guarantee oil supply to Paraguay: Chavez MEXICO CITY, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Saturday that oil exports to Paraguay will be guaranteed, according to news reaching here from Paraguay. Paraguay will receive "all the oil it needs" from Venezuela, said Chavez, who is on a visit to Paraguay to attend the inauguration ceremony of President Fernando Lugo. Venezuela's state oil company PVDSA later confirmed that a deal was inked by Chavez and...

2008-08-17 12:00:30

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Rachel Chan] Asuncion, Aug. 15 (CNA) - President Ma Ying-jeou, who is in Paraguay to attend the inauguration of Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo, was accorded the same high level of respect as other heads of state at the ceremony on Friday morning, and he interacted with some of them. Ma, who arrived at the inauguration venue around 8:20 a.m. local time, travelled there behind the motorcade of Chilean President...

2008-08-15 18:00:24

New Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo promised during his inaugural address Friday to take on corruption in his homeland. Lugo, a 57-year-old former bishop, said he would also bring land reform to the poor South American country, the ABC Color newspaper reported online Friday. In April, Lugo defeated Paraguayan President Nicanor Duarte, who could not seek re-election after serving a five-year term, ending 61 years of rule by Paraguay's Colorado Party. At the time, Duarte accused...

2008-06-28 15:02:27

Text of report by prominent Paraguayan newspaper ABC Color website on 19 June [Interview with Paraguayan President-elect Fernando Lugo by special correspondent to Venezuela Nancy Espinola on 17 June 2008: "Lugo to demand results in 100 days"] Venezuela: [Paraguayan President-elect] Fernando Lugo reasserts that Paraguay will not copy from any ideological model during his administration. He has said that his ministers will have 100 days before he assesses the results. Lugo finishes touring...