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Paraguay faced increasing regional isolation on Monday after several of its neighbors said over the weekend they were pulling their ambassadors out of the country in the wake of the president's impeachment.

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No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president updated: Sat Jun 23 2012 23:22:00

Don't worry if you did not hear the news about Paraguay impeaching its president.

Paraguay's president admits 'love child'updated: Fri Jun 22 2012 19:47:00

Paraguay's president involved in paternity scandals that go back to when he was a Catholic bishop. Rafael Romo reports.

Paraguay swears in new leader after impeachmentupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 19:47:00

Paraguay had a new president Friday evening after its Senate voted to remove Fernando Lugo from office.

Paraguay president faces impeachment after deadly clashupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 14:01:00

Paraguay's president is under pressure after an impeachment vote in the lower chamber of Congress on Thursday, but Fernando Lugo says he will not resign.

Paraguayan president replaces officials after deadly clashesupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 17:04:00

Paraguay's President on Saturday named a new interior minister and national police chief following clashes between police and peasants that left at least 17 dead. Tim Vickery: Can Uruguay keep momentum, is Paraguay in for bumpy road, more Copa America questionsupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 12:07:00

Going into the Copa America, we posed questions about the campaigns of the 10 South American sides. Now that the 43rd Copa America is history, we look back to find out if the tournament came up with the answers. (Listed from winners down to the teams eliminated in the group phase) Jonathan Wilson: Uruguay's dominance caps Copa America filled with drama, surprisesupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 16:20:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- One figure has dominated this Copa America. The shadow of Sergio Markarian, the balding, bespectacled Peru coach who had such an influence on the philosophy of the sides who finished first, second and third, lurked in the background, but the man of the tournament was the tall, grey-haired figure with the limp who calmly wandered around shaking hands and exchanging hugs at fulltime in the final, as his players cavorted in one great mass of celebration.

Forlan punishes Paraguay as Uruguay make Copa America historyupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 05:31:00

Diego Forlan grabbed two goals as Uruguay thrashed Paraguay 3-0 in Buenos Aires to secure a record 15th Copa America title. Jonathan Wilson: Tabarez's approach has Uruguay on verge of Copa America historyupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 11:28:00

On Tuesday night, Oscar Washington Tabarez limped across the pitch in La Plata and paused, his knee injury apparently making him wary of progressing too far on the sodden, uneven surface. He looked at his celebrating players as though determined to soak in the spectacle and as they slowly broke off to trot in to the dressing-room, each made a point of going over to him. Tabarez's second coming as national coach has already been glorious, but on Sunday it might get even better.

Paraguay reach Copa America final after penalties dramaupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 04:31:00

Paraguay will meet Uruguay in Sunday's Copa America final in Argentina after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Venezuela.

Brazil pays penalty for Copa America exitupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 08:56:00

Holders Brazil were knocked out of the Copa America Sunday, after a woeful penalty shoot-out display against Paraguay in Argentina. Jonathan Wilson: Unpredictable Copa America quarterfinals produce surprising final fourupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 00:32:00

SAN JUAN, Argentina -- The full moon shone bright and white over San Juan, its domination of the chill sky seeming a symbol of the lunacy that took over the Copa America this weekend. The tournament -- perhaps any tournament -- has never known a series of quarterfinals like it, as the three group-winners and the hosts all crashed out. The machinations of the schedulers, who had done everything in their power to ensure a third successive Brazil-Argentina final, are left looking a little silly. Jonathan Wilson: Copa America quarterfinal previewsupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 11:57:00

A look at how the Copa America quarterfinals match up:

Brazil defeat Ecuador to proceed to quarterfinalsupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 06:00:00

Brazil secured their first win of the 2011 Copa America with a 4-2 victory against Ecuador on Wednesday to seal their progression to the quarterfinals of the competition in Argentina. Tim Vickery: Paraguay's Santa Cruz growing in sharpness at Copa Americaupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 14:12:00

A few seconds after the final whistle had sounded in Cordoba, Argentina, on Saturday came the announcement that the official man of the match was Roque Santa Cruz of Paraguay.

Holders Brazil held by Paraguay in Copa Americaupdated: Sat Jul 09 2011 20:22:00

Holders Brazil needed a last-gasp equalizer from Fred to salvage a 2-2 draw against Paraguay in their Copa America Group B match Saturday in Cordoba. Tim Vickery: From Argentina to Venezuela, questions abound going into Copa Americaupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 09:28:00

The world's oldest continental tournament, the Copa America has ensured its continued relevance by finding a perfect slot in the global calendar. Jonathan Wilson: Copa America Group B previewupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 08:57:00

A look at the teams in Group B and their projected order of finsh: Steve Davis: U.S. youngsters give Bradley something to think aboutupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 15:46:00

More than 10 years have passed since the last time a gaggle of fresh faces has caused such a fuss around the United States national team. Landon Donovan, DaMarcus Beasley and other members of the first residency class in Bradenton, Fla., began spicing up the national team scene late in 2000. Steve Davis: U.S. vs. Paraguay player ratingsupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 22:55:00

United States player ratings vs. Paraguay: Grant Wahl: Three quick postgame thoughts on U.S.-Paraguayupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 22:22:00

NASHVILLE -- Three quick thoughts after the U.S.'s 1-0 loss against Paraguay here on Tuesday: Avi Creditor: U.S. vs. Paraguay instant analysisupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 19:15:00

After holding Argentina to a 1-1 draw at the Meadowlands, the U.S. will face Paraguay at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn. Join Avi Creditor at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday for live instant analysis and web chat during the game. Steve Davis: U.S. to make changes for Paraguayupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 11:07:00

Tuesday's friendly in Nashville comes with the usual roll call of unknowns: Who might play? Who will rise or shine? Which side can muster greater motivation, etc.?

Paraguayan president doing fine after blood clot treatmentupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 16:43:00

Paraguay's cancer-stricken president is "lucid, "perfectly fine" and will not require surgery at this point, his doctor said Sunday.

Prosecutors: Inmates filmed child pornography in Paraguay prisonupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 06:33:00

Authorities in Paraguay said they found child pornography on a computer in the country's largest prison -- and suspect it was filmed inside a tiny room there.

Spanish fans celebrate World Cup victoryupdated: Sun Jul 04 2010 09:30:00

CNN's Al Goodman gets fan reaction to Spain's victory over Paraguay in the World Cup.

Villa's winner earns Spain a semifinal clash with Germanyupdated: Sun Jul 04 2010 09:30:00

David Villa came to Spain's rescue again to put the European champions into the World Cup semifinals for the first time with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Paraguay in Johannesburg on Saturday night as both teams missed a penalty.

Paraguay book last eight berth after penalty dramaupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 16:43:00

Paraguay booked a place in the last eight of the World Cup for the very first time in their history at the expense of Japan but only after a dramatic penalty shoot out in Pretoria.

Fans critical of aging Italian teamupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 16:49:00

CNN's Atika Shubert talks to Italy fans about the team's eliminated from the World Cup.

New Zealand hold Italy; Paraguay outclass Slovakiaupdated: Sun Jun 20 2010 13:15:00

Reigning world champions, Italy have been held to a 1-1 draw by New Zealand in their World Cup Group F match at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

Italy stutter to draw with Paraguayupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 17:24:00

World Cup holders Italy came back from a goal behind to secure an unconvincing 1-1 draw with Paraguay in their opening Group F match.

North Korea hold Greece, Paraguay loseupdated: Tue May 25 2010 17:24:00

North Korea twice came back from behind to hold Greece 2-2 in a friendly between two sides heading to the World Cup next month, while fellow finalists Paraguay lost 2-1 to the Republic of Ireland.

Paraguay enacts emergency powers to go after rebelsupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 06:45:00

Paraguay's president is expected to meet with human rights groups Sunday to clarify the effects of a law that temporarily suspends constitutional rights in the north of the country.

Striker Cabanas critical after shootingupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 16:28:00

Paraguay international Salvador Cabanas is in a critical condition after being shot in the head in Mexico City.

More than 200 Paraguay villagers thought sprayed with pesticideupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 06:26:00

More than 200 indigenous people who refused to vacate their land in eastern Paraguay were sprayed late last week with what some believe was pesticide, sending seven to the hospital, a government cabinet member said this week.

Paraguay's new military brass sworn inupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 22:27:00

Paraguay installed new top military commanders, but President Fernando Lugo, who had ordered the change in leadership, was not present for the ceremony.

Round-up of qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup finalsupdated: Sun Oct 11 2009 07:24:00

Qualifying for the 2010 World Cup finals is reaching its climax, with footballing heavyweights such as Argentina, France and Portugal still battling to be in the hat when the draw is made in Cape Town on December 4. Gregory Sica: 5 lessons from South American World Cup qualifyingupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 14:14:00

With only two rounds remaining until the conclusion of two years of South American qualifying for the 2010 World Cup, only Brazil and Paraguay have booked their tickets to South Africa.

Argentina in peril as Paraguay book passage to South Africaupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 12:49:00

Diego Maradona's Argentina suffered a potentially fatal blow to their World Cup qualification hopes after a 1-0 defeat against Paraguay in Asuncion. Gregory Sica: Catching up with South America's World Cup front-runnersupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 18:46:00

With South American qualifying for the 2010 World Cup resuming next month, the top four positioned teams of the continent tested their strength in what ended up being worthwhile friendly matches on Wednesday. While Brazil, Argentina and Chile claimed hard-fought victories in Europe, Paraguay lost in Asia.

Grave of suspected torture victims found in Paraguayupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 11:15:00

Officials have uncovered a common grave in Paraguay that contained at least two bodies of victims believed tortured and killed under former strongman Alfredo Stroessner, authorities said.

Brazil march on as Maradona's Argentina crashupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 12:47:00

Brazil need just three more points to clinch qualification for the 2010 World Cup after beating former South American Group leaders Paraguay on Wednesday, but Argentina's hopes suffered a big blow.

Paraguay's president says he fathered child out of wedlockupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 17:17:00

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo acknowledged Monday that he is the father of a 2-year-old child who was conceived when he was a Roman Catholic bishop. Tim Vickery: Chile, Uruguay offer drama in South American qualifyingupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 15:15:00

Let's assume that Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil are going to qualify for the 2010 World Cup. It seems a fair assumption -- it could well be that from the seven remaining rounds, just two victories will be good enough to get Paraguay over the line, and three plus a draw may well prove sufficient for the continent's traditional two powers. Tim Vickery: Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina look to make qualifying statementsupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 20:52:00

All over South America, international squads are being called up as the continent's World Cup qualification campaign resumes after a 5½-month break. The 11th and 12th games for each nation are coming up in late March, followed by two more in June, two in September and the final two in October.

Two police killed in Paraguay stadium collapseupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 14:41:00

Two anti-riot police died and five were injured in the collapse of part of Paraguay's principal stadium in the capital, Asuncion, medical officials said.

Paraguay protesters take tractors to the streetsupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 14:19:00

In what Paraguayans are calling "el tractorazo," protesters parked thousands of tractors and other heavy machinery alongside roads throughout the nation Monday to demand greater security.

Mexico, Paraguay top pot producers, U.N. report saysupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 12:40:00

Mexico and Paraguay are the top two marijuana-producing countries in the world, a U.N. report says.

The player and team of the weekupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 07:59:00

Player of the week -- Wayne Rooney What a week it's been for England's number 10.

Paraguay march on in South American qualifyingupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 05:19:00

Paraguay remained four points clear at the top of the South American World Cup qualifying group at the halfway stage after defeating Colombia 1-0 on Saturday.

Tevez off as Argentina held by Paraguayupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 05:23:00

Manchester United's Carlos Teves was sent off as Paraguay held Argentina to a 1-1 draw in Buenos Aires on Saturday to top South American qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.

A South American revolutionupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 05:19:00

South American nations have always played a major part in the world of football, and when it comes to the World Cup they are considered among the main contenders every time. But this time around there may be a new threat from the continent making its mark internationally. Gregory Sica: Five things we've learned from South America qualifyingupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 13:49:00

We're nearly halfway through the marathon campaign of South American qualifying for the 2010 World Cup, and the past week of action has been one of the more wild and unpredictable so far. Here are five things we've learned after seeing all 10 countries in action:

Paraguay's president wants to resign to start Senate termupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 19:22:00

Paraguay's President Nicanor Duarte offered Congress his resignation Monday, two months before his term is slated to end.

Argentina hold Brazil in Belo Horizonteupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 03:52:00

The world's top two ranked teams Brazil and Argentina shared a goalless draw on Wednesday night which leaves both in the four automatic qualifying spots allocated to South America for the 2010 World Cup finals.

Brazil are humbled by 10-man Paraguayupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 11:46:00

Ten-man Paraguay shocked Brazil 2-0 to remain atop the South American standings in 2010 World Cup qualifying on Sunday.

Paraguay's next presidentupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 02:06:00

Presidential Candidate and former Roman Catholic Bishop, Fernando Lugo walks through cheering crowds and greets them.

Former bishop claims Paraguay electionupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 02:06:00

Six decades of single-party rule in Paraguay came to an end on Sunday after Colorado Party candidate Blanca Ovelar conceded a loss to former Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo, who claimed the historic win on his promise to help the poor.

Paraguay electionsupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 02:06:00

Preperations are underway for the presidential election in Asuncion, Paraguay.

Paraguayans to vote for presidentupdated: Sun Apr 20 2008 00:09:00

More than 2 million Paraguayans will head to the polls Sunday for the country's presidential election, which could see the end of six decades of power for the ruling Colorado Party. Paraguay Chooses Between Firstsupdated: Sat Apr 19 2008 13:00:00

The South American backwater and ex-dictatorship may make history by electing a woman or a leftist as president. Or it might just revert to form

Argentina begins yellow fever vaccinationsupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 16:42:00

Argentinians planning to travel to the northern part of the country, Brazil and Paraguay were lining up for vaccinations Tuesday, because of a yellow fever breakout that has killed at least 21 people in the region.

Yellow fever outbreak kills 7 in Paraguay updated: Fri Feb 22 2008 05:07:00

The World Health Organization plans to send 2 million vaccines to Paraguay by Sunday after yellow fever emerged there for the first time in 34 years. Tim Vickery: Santa Cruz is Paraguay's biggest star in Premiershipupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 00:43:00

They are feared throughout South America for their fighting spirit, their teamwork and their aerial prowess. So it seems remarkable that, although the Paraguayan national team has made it to the last three World Cups, its players have been so slow to make an impact in the English Premier League.

Neill still keen on Liverpool moveupdated: Fri Oct 06 2006 04:02:00

Blackburn Rovers defender Lucas Neill, who will captain Australia in their friendly against Paraguay on Saturday, has expressed his regrets at not being given the chance to move to Liverpool in the summer.

Socceroos miss Viduka and Kewell updated: Tue Sep 26 2006 05:33:00

Australia have named a near full-strength squad on Tuesday for next month's friendly with Paraguay and the Asian Cup qualifier against Bahrain.

Paraguay end Trinidad's adventureupdated: Tue Jun 20 2006 17:55:00

Paraguay ended World Cup debutants Trinidad & Tobago's slim hopes of reaching the last 16 with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday.

Paraguay keeper out of tournamentupdated: Sat Jun 10 2006 12:28:00

Paraguay goalkeeper Justo Villar is likely to miss the rest of the World Cup after limping off early in the 1-0 defeat by England on Saturday.

England hang on after superb startupdated: Sat Jun 10 2006 10:41:00

England failed to capitalize on a superb start but hung on to beat Paraguay 1-0 in their opening Group B match in the World Cup finals in Frankfurt.

Own goal gives England great startupdated: Sat Jun 10 2006 09:47:00

England made a superb start to their opening World Cup finals Group B game when they took a third minute lead against Paraguay in Frankfurt.

First victory in five for Paraguayupdated: Wed May 31 2006 16:38:00

World Cup finalists Paraguay notched their first win in five outings by beating Georgia 1-0 in their last warm-up on Wednesday.

Paraguay taste the physical gameupdated: Wed May 24 2006 15:33:00

Paraguay warmed up for next month's World Cup opener against England with a 2-2 draw against physical Norway in Oslo on Wednesday.

Santa Cruz out of Norway friendlyupdated: Tue May 23 2006 04:49:00

Paraguay striker Roque Santa Cruz will miss the World Cup warm-up with Norway on Wednesday with an inflamed right knee.

Paraguayupdated: Mon Apr 17 2006 06:59:00

Group B | World ranking: 33

Paraguay take four-team tournamentupdated: Sun Nov 13 2005 11:37:00

A goal from Dante Lopez gave Paraguay a 1-0 win over Macedonia to secure their victory in the four-nation tournament in Iran.

Ecuador and Paraguay both qualifyupdated: Sun Oct 09 2005 12:35:00

Ecuador and Paraguay have qualified for the World Cup, leaving Uruguay, Colombia and Chile scrambling for the right to play off against Australia.

Delgado boosts Ecuador cup chancesupdated: Sun Sep 04 2005 05:58:00

Ecuador and Paraguay put themselves on the brink of qualifying for next year's World Cup after winning key matches on Saturday.

No protection for unusual tribeupdated: Thu Apr 07 2005 18:59:00

Paraguay's Congress rejected on Thursday a proposal to protect an Indian tribe that has avoided contact with outsiders.

South American places up for grabsupdated: Thu Oct 14 2004 01:57:00

South America's World Cup qualifying race remained wide open after Wednesday's three matches were drawn, leaving all ten teams still in with a chance of reaching Germany in two year's time.

Penalty salvages point for Peruupdated: Wed Oct 13 2004 20:00:00

Peru captain Nolberto Solano scored a second-half penalty to salvage a 1-1 draw away to Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.

Argentina's footballers claim goldupdated: Sat Aug 28 2004 05:05:00

Argentina's footballers beat Paraguay 1-0 in a bad-tempered Olympic football final to win their country's first gold medal since 1952.

Iraq continues dream Olympic run updated: Sun Aug 15 2004 16:54:00

Iraq beat Costa Rica 2-0 in Volos on Sunday to reach the Olympic Games quarterfinal and give the strife-torn country real hopes of a fairytale medal.

Paraguay inferno toll rises to 323updated: Tue Aug 03 2004 19:00:00

The death toll from a fire that raged Sunday through a supermarket crowded with shoppers in Paraguay's capital has risen to 323 people, Attorney General Oscar Latorre has told CNNenEspanol.

Death toll in Paraguay market inferno tops 300updated: Mon Aug 02 2004 15:31:00

Investigators picked through the remains of a supermarket in Paraguay's capital Monday, a day after an inferno that killed more than 300 shoppers.

275 dead in Paraguay infernoupdated: Mon Aug 02 2004 09:06:00

A fire that raged through a supermarket crowded with weekend shoppers in Paraguay's capital has killed 275 people, Interior Minister Orlando Fiorotto has confirmed.

300 dead in Paraguay infernoupdated: Mon Aug 02 2004 08:46:00

A fire that raged through a supermarket crowded with weekend shoppers in Paraguay's capital Asuncion killed more than 300 people, Interior Ministry officials said.

Paraguay chief demands some actionupdated: Tue Mar 30 2004 11:07:00

Paraguay coach Anibal Ruiz has appealed for an end to the fixture chaos hindering South American teams playing in this week's World Cup qualifiers.

Kleberson ruled out of Brazil gameupdated: Fri Mar 26 2004 13:42:00

Brazilian midfielder Kleberson has been ruled out of next week's World Cup qualifier away to Paraguay because of a knee injury.

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