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Martín Rodríguez arriesga perderse duelos ante Paraguay y Bolivia por Clasificatorias

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Martín Rodríguez arriesga perderse duelos ante Paraguay y Bolivia por Clasificatorias

- El volante chileno Martín Rodríguez arriesga estar hasta un mes y medio fuera de las canchas debido a la lesión sufrida en el debut de Cruz Azul en la liga mexicana. Debido a esto, el futbolista arriesga perderse los duelos por Clasificatorias ante Paraguay y Bolivia. Según informa el medio deportivo Récord, el ex Colo Colo y Huachipato "sufrió un esguince en el ligamento colateral medial de la rodilla derecha", razón por la que su periodo de recuperación será de entre 30 y 45 días
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Nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border kills four

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Nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border kills four

- Police in Paraguay say a shooting at a nightclub near the border with Brazil has left four Brazilian citizens dead and 10 people wounded. The incident took place early Monday in the northeastern city of Pedro Juan Caballero at a launch party for the After Off club. Police Chief Walter Gomez says witnesses report that two attackers showed up at the venue in a car and opened fire
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4 dead, 10 injured after nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border

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4 dead, 10 injured after nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border

- Police in Paraguay say a shooting at a nightclub near Brazil has left four Brazilian citizens dead and 10 people wounded.The incident took place early Monday in the northeastern city of Pedro Juan Caballero at a launch party for the After Office club. Police Chief Walter Gomez says witnesses report two attackers showed up in a car and opened fire.Officer Lucio Caballero says two men and two women died
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Víctor Aravena y su oro en Paraguay: Las fuerzas que me dieron los problemas sirvieron para ganar

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Víctor Aravena y su oro en Paraguay: Las fuerzas que me dieron los problemas sirvieron para ganar

- El fondista nacional Víctor Aravena habló con Todo por el Deporte de Cooperativa de la medalla de oro conseguida en los 5.000 metros del Sudamericano Adulto de Atletismo de Paraguay, asegurando que los problemas previos a la competencia debido al poco apoyo recibido de parte de las autoridades le dieron fuerzas para ganar. "No titubeamos en ningún momento, pero la arrebatamos (la medalla)
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Embajador de Taiwán en Paraguay tilda de “dolorosa” ruptura con Panamá

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Embajador de Taiwán en Paraguay tilda de “dolorosa” ruptura con Panamá

- La ruptura diplomática de Panamá con Taiwán hace dos semanas fue “dolorosa porque la forma cómo se rompió no fue muy agradable”, dijo hoy en Asunción el embajador de la isla en Paraguay, Alexander Yui, tras la celebración del 60 aniversario del establecimiento de relaciones entre Taiwán y Paraguay. “Panamá fue una ruptura dolorosa porque la forma como se rompió no fue muy agradable y son 107 años de relaciones diplomáticas
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México enfrentará a Paraguay el 1 de julio en un amistoso en Seattle

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México enfrentará a Paraguay el 1 de julio en un amistoso en Seattle

- México enfrentará a Paraguay el primero de junio en el estadio CenturyLink Field, de Seattle, en un partido amistoso que forma parte de la gira anual por Estados Unidos de la selección que dirige el colombiano Juan Carlos Osorio. La Federación Mexicana de Fútbol confirmó hoy la celebración del encuentro, último del 'tri' antes de iniciar la defensa del título de la Copa Oro, del 7 al 26 de julio en varias ciudades estadounidenses
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México enfrentará a Paraguay el 1 de julio en un amistoso en Seattle

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México enfrentará a Paraguay el 1 de julio en un amistoso en Seattle

- México enfrentará a Paraguay el primero de junio en el estadio CenturyLink Field, de Seattle, en un partido amistoso que forma parte de la gira anual por Estados Unidos de la selección que dirige el colombiano Juan Carlos Osorio. La Federación Mexicana de Fútbol confirmó la celebración del encuentro, último del 'tri' antes de iniciar la defensa del título de la Copa Oro, del 7 al 26 de julio en varias ciudades estadounidenses
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Armed gang of 50 steals $50 million in 'robbery of the century' in Paraguay

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Armed gang of 50 steals $50 million in 'robbery of the century' in Paraguay

- PARAGUAY A gang of 50 armed bandits made off with an estimated $US40 million ($53 million) from a vault in Paraguay on Tuesday, in what local officials are dubbing the "robbery of the century". The culprits, who police believed were from Brazil, blew the front off a building to gain access and killed a police officer during the raid in Ciudad del Este, the South American country's second-largest city
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Police nab suspects in Paraguay robbery involving tens of millions

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Police nab suspects in Paraguay robbery involving tens of millions

- At least 3 suspects were killed in a confrontation over the border in Brazil Twelve men suspected of taking part in a dramatic, multimillion-dollar theft from an armoured car company in a Paraguayan border city have been arrested in Brazil, officials in the Brazilian Federal Police said Tuesday. The men are thought to be among roughly 50 men who used explosives to blast into the vault of the Prosegur company in Ciudad del Este, then escaped into Brazil, Federal Police Inspector Fabiano Bordignon said
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Paraguay robbery: Dramatic multi-million-dollar heist leaves four dead, suspects arrested

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Paraguay robbery: Dramatic multi-million-dollar heist leaves four dead, suspects arrested

- Brazilian federal police have arrested at least eight people suspected of killing a police officer and blowing up a building while robbing a security company of millions of dollars in a volatile border town in Paraguay. Key points: Federal police seize six rifles, two boats, and seven vehicles in addition to the arrests Officials say the $10 million heist was "a well-planned operation" Some 50 people from the PCC gang are believed to be involved in the heist Officials say the nature of the heist make it the biggest in Paraguay's history Three suspects were killed in a shoot-out after the movie-like heist in the contraband hub of Ciudad del Este on Monday
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Up to 50 men assault armored car company in Paraguay and reportedly make off with $40 million

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Up to 50 men assault armored car company in Paraguay and reportedly make off with $40 million

- Brazilian police arrested eight people Tuesday near the border with Paraguay following a shootout with members of a gang suspected of carrying out a bold heist of tens of millions of dollars carried out with explosives, grenades and anti-aircraft machine guns. Three other gang members were killed in the gunfire exchange, and police recovered six rifles, ammunition, two boats and seven vehicles in their search following the shootout
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Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

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Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

- RIO DE JANEIRO/ASUNCION Brazilian federal police on Tuesday arrested eight people suspected of killing a police officer and blowing up a building while robbing a security company of millions of dollars in a volatile border town in Paraguay. Three suspects were killed in a shoot-out after the movie-like heist in the contraband hub of Ciudad del Este on Monday. Security company Prosegur said in a Tuesday statement that its losses did not exceed $8 million, much less than the $40 million that some media initially reported
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Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

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Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

- RIO DE JANEIRO/ASUNCION (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police on Tuesday arrested eight people suspected of killing a police officer and blowing up a building while robbing a security company of millions of dollars in a volatile border town in Paraguay. Three suspects were killed in a shoot-out after the movie-like heist in the contraband hub of Ciudad del Este on Monday
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Eight people arrested in Paraguay heist: Brazil

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Eight people arrested in Paraguay heist: Brazil

- RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian police on Tuesday said eight people have been detained after a heist at a security company across the border in Paraguay dubbed "the robbery of the century." The police in Parana state displayed a haul of dollars and other currencies in plastic bags, as well as a powerful automatic rifle. They said in total six assault rifles were captured, along with ammunition, two boats and seven vehicles
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Comando roba millonario botín en el "asalto del siglo" de Paraguay - Diario Co Latino

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Comando roba millonario botín en el "asalto del siglo" de Paraguay - Diario Co Latino

- Comando roba millonario botín en el “asalto del siglo” de Paraguay Por Hugo Olazar. Asunción/AFP. Unos 50 pistoleros brasileños y paraguayos protagonizaron el “asalto del siglo” en Paraguay la madrugada del lunes, al robar un millonario botín con fusiles y explosivos a una empresa transportadora de caudales, dejando un agente muerto y varios heridos. El suceso se produjo en las primeras horas del lunes en la empresa de caudales Prosegur de Ciudad del Este, en la triple frontera con Brasil y Argentina, a 350 km de Asunción
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8 people arrested in Paraguay heist: Brazilian police

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8 people arrested in Paraguay heist: Brazilian police

- RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Brazilian police on Tuesday (April 25) said eight people have been detained after a heist at a security company across the border in Paraguay dubbed "the robbery of the century. The police in Parana state displayed a haul of dollars and other currencies in plastic bags, as well as a powerful automatic rifle. They said in total six assault rifles were captured, along with ammunition, two boats and seven vehicles
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Heavily armed gang steals millions in stunning Paraguay heist

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Heavily armed gang steals millions in stunning Paraguay heist

- ASUNCION: Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions of dollars in southeastern Paraguay on Monday, leaving a policeman dead in what officials called the "robbery of the century." Some 50 gunmen with explosives and military-grade weaponry left the city of Ciudad del Este looking like a war zone after a two-hour overnight assault on a security firm and police headquarters, authorities and witnesses said
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  • Nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border kills four
    Nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border kills four

    , indianexpress.com

    Police in Paraguay say a shooting at a nightclub near the border with Brazil has left four Brazilian citizens dead and 10 people wounded. The incident took place early Monday in the northeastern city of Pedro Juan Caballero at a launch party for the After Off club. Police Chief Walter Gomez says witnesses report that two attackers showed up at the venue in a car and opened fire
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  • Protester dies during clashes over Paraguay re-election
    Protester dies during clashes over Paraguay re-election

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    ASUNCION (REUTERS) - A protester was killed in Paraguay after a secret Senate vote for a constitutional amendment that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election sparked violent clashes and the country's Congress was stormed and set alight. Rodrigo Quintana, 25, was killed by a rubber bullet fired by police in the headquarters of the liberal youth activist group, the Paraguayan opposition said
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Sports

  • Brazil punches ticket for World Cup
    Brazil punches ticket for World Cup

    , japantimes.co.jp

    MONTEVIDEO – Brazil became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday after beating Paraguay to clinch an eighth consecutive victory as Argentina’s campaign stumbled after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi. Five-time champion Brazil had been left waiting in suspense after goals from Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo handed it a 3-0 win over the Paraguayans at Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians
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Society & Culture

  • Nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border kills four
    Nightclub shooting on Paraguay-Brazil border kills four

    , indianexpress.com

    Police in Paraguay say a shooting at a nightclub near the border with Brazil has left four Brazilian citizens dead and 10 people wounded. The incident took place early Monday in the northeastern city of Pedro Juan Caballero at a launch party for the After Off club. Police Chief Walter Gomez says witnesses report that two attackers showed up at the venue in a car and opened fire
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Law & Crime

  • Paraguay robbery: Dramatic multi-million-dollar heist leaves four dead, suspects arrested
    Paraguay robbery: Dramatic multi-million-dollar heist leaves four dead, suspects arrested

    , abc.net.au

    Brazilian federal police have arrested at least eight people suspected of killing a police officer and blowing up a building while robbing a security company of millions of dollars in a volatile border town in Paraguay. Key points: Federal police seize six rifles, two boats, and seven vehicles in addition to the arrests Officials say the $10 million heist was "a well-planned operation" Some 50 people from the PCC gang are believed to be involved in the heist Officials say the nature of the heist make it the biggest in Paraguay's history Three suspects were killed in a shoot-out after the movie-like heist in the contraband hub of Ciudad del Este on Monday
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