15 Apr 2020
Latin America: Region is likely to face a harsh recession, liquidity constraints and deteriorating public finances
Region quickly enacted harsh containment measures
Antigua en Barbuda
St.-Kitts en Nevis
St.-Vincent en de Grenadines
Trinidad en Tobago
Turks- en Caicoseilanden
16 Jul 2019
Historic EU-Mercosur agreement to have large impact on both trading blocs…if ratified
On 28 June, the EU and Mercosur (an economic trade bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) announced that they reached a huge ...
01 Jul 2019
Paraguay: Upgrade of medium-/long-term political risk classification from 5/7 to 4/7
A history of war due to its location
27 Apr 2018
Paraguay: Mario Abdo unsurprisingly wins the presidential elections, and is likely to maintain business friendly policies
Mario Abdo, senator from the ruling Partido Colorado, beated the centre-left alliance headed by another senator, Efraín Alegre, at the ...
15 Mar 2017
Country risk modifications - March 2017
In the framework of its regular review of short-term political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded six countries (Guyana, Malaysia, ...
15 Mar 2017
Paraguay: Downgrade from 2 to 3
Paraguay has been enjoying a relative political stability since 2013 while its foreign exchange reserves rose in the past years to arrive at a ...
01 May 2013
Tobacco tycoon Horacio Cartes gains clear victory in presidential elections
Horacio Cartes of the Colorado Party (PC) is Paraguay’s new president-elect. This means that after the 2008 elections marked the end of six ...
01 Jul 2012
President Lugo removed from office and replaced by former vice-president Franco
On 22 June, Congress and Senate voted almost unanimously to remove President Lugo from office on the charge that he mismanaged an event ...