Paraguayan boxer gets parole after winning title in prison

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — A boxer has been granted parole less than a week after he won a South American title during a fight in prison, Paraguayan authorities said Thursday. Richard...

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people

MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of l...

Son of Stroessner-era figure expected to win Paraguay vote

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The son of a top aide to late Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner is expected to easily win Sunday's presidential election, promising to continue the country's strong econ...

Fears rise over LGBT discrimination in conservative Paraguay

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Mariana Sepulveda has been stabbed on the street, detained by police and expelled from her high school — all for being transgender in Paraguay, one of the most sexually conse...

Lawmakers boycott talks on solving Paraguay political crisis

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Attempts to solve a sometimes violent dispute over proposed presidential re-election hit a stumbling block Monday when Paraguayan opposition leaders boycotted talks with offi...