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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Foreign relation ministers from the four founding countries of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) called an emergency meeting on Saturday, April 1st in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Seleção (Brazilian national team) winning 3-0 against Paraguay last night, and Uruguay defeating Peru 2-1, Brazil are now 33 points up on the qualifying table for the 2018...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The controversy about whether or not to allow Venezuela to occupy the temporary presidency of the Mercosur bloc has widened, with the Brazilian foreign relations committee releasing a note rejecting...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Government representatives from the Mercosur bloc are meeting today (Monday, December 21st) in Asuncion, Paraguay to discuss agreements between the bloc and the European Union and extending talks with the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The 47th Mercosur Summit (Common Market of the South) starts on Wednesday, December 17th, with leaders of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela discussing among other things the entry of...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense drew 0-0 with Paraguayan outfit Olimpia in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores quarter-final last night at São Januário. Having played the first leg at home, Flu...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – President Hugo Chávez met with the leaders of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay in Brasília Tuesday to formalize Venezuela’s entrance to Mercosur – six years after the oil-rich Caribbean nation’s first attempt to...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Mercosur members including Brazil have suspended Paraguay from the South American economic alliance following Friday’s impeachment of President Fernando Lugo. They will discuss further measures at the bloc’s presidential summit this Friday...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter ÑACUNDAY, PARAGUAY – Tensions have reached boiling point in a landownership dispute between landless Paraguayans and Brazilian-born farmers, known locally as “Brasiguayos”, who operate farmland in the agricultural community of Ñacunday in the Alto Paraná department...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fernando Lugo, Paraguay’s President, who (because he used to be a Jesuit Priest?) is much craftier than both La Presidenta (Argentina) and El Presidente for Life (Venezuela), came to São Paulo a...
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