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2008-06-26 12:03:13

Meridian has signed an exclusive distribution contract with International Medical Systems for the Lapex 2000 LipoLaser in Latin America.

2006-12-19 00:00:00

For centuries, Bolivians have considered the quinoa grain to be a gift from Mother Earth. Lately, they have had someone else to thank for the prosperity brought by quinoa: health-conscious people in the United States.

2006-09-04 15:19:44

ASUNCION, Paraguay (Reuters) - Opposition lawmakers in Paraguay vowed on Monday to block all government legislation in a protest of the center-right president's plans to change the constitution in order to seek re-election.

2006-08-16 11:26:59

By Guido Nejamkis BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Former Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner, a strongly anti-communist general who epitomized an era of authoritarian rule in Latin America, died on Wednesday in exile in the Brazilian capital Brasilia.

2006-08-16 10:09:42

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Former Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner died on Wednesday at a hospital in the Brazilian capital Brasilia, where he has lived in exile since being toppled in a 1989 military coup, the hospital said.

2006-08-15 14:38:46

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The governments of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina have set up a joint intelligence center to combat smuggling and money-laundering in the region where their borders meet, Brazil said on Tuesday.

2006-08-13 22:15:35

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Aging former Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner was hospitalized in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia, where has been living in exile for the last 17 years, a hospital spokesman said on Sunday. The spokesman could not confirm what was ailing Stroessner, 93.

2006-08-13 13:27:19

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The aging former Paraguayan dictator, Alfredo Stroessner, was hospitalized in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia, where has been living in exile for the last 17 years, a hospital spokesman said on Sunday.

2006-06-19 22:21:19

By Kevin Fylan BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and England know each other too well to relish a World Cup meeting in the last 16 and the rivals will be desperate to stave off another emotive clash when they play their final group games on Tuesday.

2006-06-15 17:53:04

By Andrew Gray BERLIN (Reuters) - England, Ecuador and hosts Germany all qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup on Thursday while Sweden boosted their chances of joining them in the last 16 with a late win over Paraguay.

Latest Paraguay Reference Libraries

Ash-throated Crake, Porzana albicollis
2012-04-02 15:22:04

The Ash-throated Crake, (Porzana albicollis), is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. The Ash-throated Crake is a small bird with a short bill. It has black and olive brown streaks on the back. The tail is black and the underparts are slate gray. The...

Black-headed Duck
2012-03-22 22:46:19

The Black-headed Duck, (Heteronetta atricapilla), is a species of stiff-tailed duck from the subfamily Oxyurinae and the family Anatidae. It is the only member of its genus Heteronetta. Its habitat is swamps, lakes and marshes in Northern Chile, Paraguay, and Northern Argentina. This species is not considered threatened by the IUCN. The Black-headed Duck is the most primitive member of its subfamily, and lacks the stiff tail and swollen bill seen in its relatives. Though resembling a...

2009-04-07 14:57:16

The Red-breasted Toucan (Ramphastos dicolorus), also known as the Green-billed Toucan, is a species of bird found in southern and eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and far northeastern Argentina. It is a fairly common species and is considered to be of Least Concern by the IUCN. This bird is one of the smallest species of Ramphastos toucans, weighing only 12.33 ounces. It also has one of the shortest beaks of the Ramphastos toucans (4 inches). The Red-breasted Toucan gets its name from the...

2008-07-25 15:17:10

The Waxy Monkey Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii), is a hylid frog belonging to the subfamily of South and Central American leaf frogs, Phyllomedusinae. It inhabits the dry prairie (Chaco) of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. This subfamily contains about 50 species of frogs. These frogs are about 2 to 3 inches in length. Females are about 25% larger than males. They do not hop, but they walk. Also they are very calm, careful creatures. During the day, they bask in the sun, and...

2008-05-02 14:08:29

The Ruby-crowned Tanager (Tachyphonus coronatus), is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist mountain terrain, and heavily degraded former forest. Photo Copyright and Credit

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