Horacio Cartes
Paraguay elections Santiago Peña wins presidential elections in Paraguay, keeps right-wing party in power

Peña’s victory means that the Colorado Party will continue to govern Paraguay, which has been in power for almost eight decades and is tainted with graft allegations

Paraguay: Elections that will decide between continuity or change

Presidential and parliamentary elections are set to be held in Paraguay on April 30. The ruling Colorado Party is facing a stiff challenge from an opposition alliance called the Coalition for a New Paraguay

Paraguayan healthcare professionals begin a 30-day-long strike

Healthcare professionals are demanding salary equalization, medical insurance and funds for the reopening of a research laboratory

Paraguayan professors demand just salaries

Most teachers and academic staff at the National University of Asunción have not been given a salary increase in 12 years

Right-wing leader takes over as Paraguayan president

Mario Benitez, a staunch opponent of same sex marriage and legalizing abortion, is controversial for his family’s links to the regime of dictator Alfredo Stroessner