A new highway bridge divided the lagoon in half. "Three months ago, thousands of fish began to die. The smell was unbearable."
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.
The soccer star and his brother claim they were deceived by a businessman accompanying them into filing the false documentation.
"I beseech Israel to reconsider," said Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez.
Paraguay considers Israel's decision to close its embassy hasty and disproportionate, and hopes Israeli authorities will reconsider.
The vice president's office said the two "agreed to work towards achieving a [comprehensive] and lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
The decision comes a day after Paraguay announced embassy move reversal
Paraguayan Foreign Minister claims the country will remain “loyal friend of Israel”
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Israel responds by closing embassy in Asuncion.