INTO THE SEA: Ezer Fishler, from the environmental group Zalul, kneels beside sewage flow.

Half of a Paraguay lagoon turns purple as the other stays blue

A new highway bridge divided the lagoon in half. "Three months ago, thousands of fish began to die. The smell was unbearable."

From Gaza to Paraguay? The Israeli government's 1969 transfer plans

The plan was approved in the same year as the Mossad stopped hunting Nazis, including in Paraguay, where notorious doctor Josef Mengele and many other Nazis were living at the time.

Ronaldinho detained in Paraguay for carrying fake passports

The soccer star and his brother claim they were deceived by a businessman accompanying them into filing the false documentation.

Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez

Paraguay President Benitez 'regrets' Israel's decision to close embassy

"I beseech Israel to reconsider," said Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez.

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Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital

Paraguay considers Israel's decision to close its embassy hasty and disproportionate, and hopes Israeli authorities will reconsider.

United States Vice President Mike Pence

Mike Pence lobbies Paraguay on Jerusalem embassy move

The vice president's office said the two "agreed to work towards achieving a [comprehensive] and lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

City in Guatemala to name all streets after Israeli places

The decision comes a day after Paraguay announced embassy move reversal

Paraguayan elected President Mario Abdo Benitez smiles while arriving in Asuncion (June 23, 2018).

Diplomatic source: No move in works to counter Paraguay embassy reversal

Paraguayan Foreign Minister claims the country will remain “loyal friend of Israel”

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Got a minute? Here's the week in review.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes (L).

Paraguay to move embassy back to Tel Aviv

Israel responds by closing embassy in Asuncion.

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