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Energy deal with Brazil sparks crisis in Paraguay

Good morning! Brazil-Paraguay energy deal sparks a political crisis in Asunción. Yet another deadly prison riot shocks Brazil. Tensions rise on indigenous land in Northern Brazil. Brazil’s tax burden reaches a new high. Enjoy your read!


Energy deal with Brazil sparks crisis in Paraguay

Back in May, Brazil and Paraguay signed new terms to share the rights over energy produced by the bi-national Itaipu dam—but the deal has only now been disclosed, and it has sparked outrage in the neighboring country. As Brazil claims Paraguay was under-declaring its energy consumption (thus paying less for it), Asunción agreed to...

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