Jun 22, 2012 03:01 EDT
Paraguay's president faced hastily called impeachment proceedings on Friday over a squatter eviction that turned deadly, with regional leaders warning against removing him without due process.
Jun 22, 2012 00:27 EDT
The job of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo is on the line after lawmakers voted Thursday to start impeachment proceedings over his role in deadly clashes between police and squatters.
Jun 21, 2012 16:28 EDT
Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo's job is on the line after the opposition-controlled House of Representatives voted Thursday to impeach him for his role in deadly clashes to evict landless farmers.
May 17, 2012 23:50 EDT
Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has traveled to Taiwan, his first stop on a five-country tour of Asia aimed at increasing trade between the region and his land-locked South American nation.
Jul 15, 2011 23:22 EDT
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez formally asked the National Assembly for permission to travel to Cuba for more cancer treatment, including chemotherapy sessions.
Jul 15, 2011 11:51 EDT
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will undergo new treatment for cancer in Brazil after his June operation in Cuba, Brazil's official news agency reported Friday.
Jul 14, 2011 20:16 EDT
BRASILIA/CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will travel to Brazil for cancer treatment, a Brazilian government source told Reuters on Thursday, the latest sign that the socialist leader is still battling the illness after undergoing surgery in Cuba.
Jul 01, 2011 13:09 EDT
(Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist leader Hugo Chavez's disclosure from Cuba that he has cancer shook the country he has long dominated, but he said he would be home "soon".
Dec 24, 2010 12:37 EST
Ousted opposition governor from Bolivia seeks refuge in Paraguay. An opposition party governor removed from office in Bolivia has fled the country.
Dec 23, 2010 15:59 EST
WikiLeaked cable shows Paraguay sought to expand DEA anti-drug spying to catch leftist rebels. The Paraguayan government worked closely with the DEA earlier this year to expand its capacity to spy on cell phone calls to confront the threat posed by a band of leftist rebels, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks.
Oct 06, 2010 19:30 EDT
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo, who has cancer, returned home to resume his duties on Wednesday after undergoing emergency treatment in a Brazilian hospital over the weekend.
Oct 06, 2010 18:04 EDT
Paraguay's president returns home, resumes duties after treatment in Brazil for blood clot. Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo returned home Wednesday and resumed his office after undergoing treatment in Brazil for a blood clot that doctors say resulted from chemotherapy for cancer.
Oct 05, 2010 16:17 EDT
Opposition urges Paraguay's president to step aside, tend health; aides suspicious. A new health crisis for Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has many urging him to put his well-being before his presidency ? a seemingly helpful suggestion the president's aides say is actually an effort to push him out of power.
Oct 02, 2010 22:59 EDT
Paraguay's Lugo travels to Brazil for emergency treatment; doctors say he won't need surgery. President Fernando Lugo, who is fighting cancer, does not require surgery, doctors said Saturday after the Paraguayan leader was flown to Brazil for emergency treatment of an apparent infection.
Oct 02, 2010 22:33 EDT
SAO PAULO/ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo's health was stable on Saturday after he was rushed to a hospital in Brazil to treat what turned out to be a vascular problem, his doctor said.
Oct 02, 2010 22:10 EDT
Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo arrived in Brazil for emergency medical treatment Saturday due to a complication from his cancer treatment.
Sep 18, 2010 21:37 EDT
Chile marked 200 years of independence, with the nation's attention split between official celebrations and the fate of 33 men trapped deep inside an underground mine since August 5.
Sep 18, 2010 18:33 EDT
Chile marked 200 years of independence Saturday, with the nation's attention split between official celebrations and the fate of 33 men trapped deep inside an underground mine since August 5.
Aug 22, 2010 18:24 EDT
Paraguay's president will work from home while undergoing chemotherapy for lymphatic cancer. Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo will conduct his official duties from home while he undergoes chemotherapy for lymphatic cancer, the government said Sunday.
Aug 14, 2010 12:26 EDT
Paraguay president says feels 'renewed' by cancer treatment in Brazil. Paraguay's president says he feels renewed by his first session of cancer treatments and that he is ready to serve out his term, which ends in 2013.