A bank heist in Paraguay’s ‘wild, wild west’ reveals the dark underbelly of free trade

(Q24N) It was as brazen as it was spectacular: on April 24 2017, a commando team of bank...

Paraguay’s population is booming, but where are all the jobs?

(Q24N) In recent weeks, Paraguay has been shaken by a fierce parliamentary debate about a bill – recently...

Argentina, Paraguay Smugglers Use Drug Routes for Contraband Soybeans

Q24N NEWS (Insightcrime.org) Paraguay is exporting more soybeans than it produces in a tell-tale sign of a booming...

‘Machismo Is Very Strong Here’

(Q24N) At the end of a 20km red dirt track winding through a rainforest in eastern Paraguay, lies...

Bust Highlights Paraguay to Europe Sex Trafficking

Q24N - A joint operation involving authorities in Paraguay, Spain and France has broken up a multi-country sex...

Child Sexual Abuse the Most Reported Crime in Paraguay

Q24N - (Prensa Latina) Child sex abuse was the most reported crime this year in Paraguay, according to...

Paraguayan Police Run by Mafia, Says Journal

LATIN AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The Paraguayan newspaper La Nacion pubished a commentary stating that the lack of...

Uruguayan President Calls Voters to Respect Tolerance

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica called the Uruguayan population to vote with respect...

Paraguay: Minors working for the drug trade

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – So far in 2014, six minors under the age of 18 have been arrested after...

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Schoolgirls Recruited Classmates For Prostitution

Four adolescents between the ages of 16 and 17 were arrested as suspected of trafficking in persons for the purpose of sexual exploitation (pimping)...

Police In Early Morning Gunfight In La Sabana

Right out of the page of an action movie, police find two bodies, gagged and shot, inside a minivan after a gunfight with three...

Sad Christmas! Early Tuesday Morning Accident Claims Lives Of Four

The longed-for Christmas shopping trip of three friends from Tibas and La Uruca ended in tragedy Tuesday morning, in a fiery head-on collision near...

What Did Homer Tell Keylor?

  ¡Pura vida maes! The Simpsons are in Costa Rica, continuing with their #TravesíaSimpson in Central America. ¡¡Bienvenido al mundo amarillo @NavasKeylor !!#TravesíaSimpson pic.twitter.com/TSxOGjT500 — Simpsonized (@realsimpsonized)...

From Romania to Costa Rica: The Persuasive Power of Green Mortgages

There are two homes across the street from each other and both are for sale. They look the same, except one costs more than...

Bishop Baez: “Paralyzed by fear, we are getting used to physical and moral violence”

Managua (Agenzia Fides) – “There is paralysis due to fear. There are people who are paralyzed by fear, unable to speak or express their...

Canal Future Could Rest On Going Green

The future of the Panama Canal in the face of accelerating climate change may depend on innovative green initiatives including floating solar panels. A solar...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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