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The National Police and the Armed Forces will patrol the streets to enforce a new curfew, which will be imposed from 20h00 to 5h00 local time in 57 cities.
The President of Paraguay is undecided on a bill approved with opposition votes in Paraguay's lower House, allowing the use of the country's socio-environmental funds from the trinational dams of Yacireta and Itaipu to deal with the health emergency generated by COVID-19. I
Mario Abdo vowes that shortages in COVID-19 vaccines were due to a delay in the delivery of the doses purchased through the COVAX facility.
For over 20 days, farmers and rural workers have staged nationwide protests demanding the resignation of President Abdo.
"This government is inept and corrupt because it was in charge of squandering resources to fight the pandemic," social organizations stressed.
Since April 2020, Cuban health workers have assisted over 270,300 COVID-19 patients in this country.
Health authorities warned that 100 percent of the beds in public intensive care units are already occupied.
The lawmakers voted against an initiative that the Liberal Party proposed due to Mario Abdo's notorious ineptitude in handling the pandemic.
"We need 16 more votes," Deputy Celeste Amarilla from the Liberal Party had said early, but the Colorado party of Benitez holds the majority within the legislative body.