Wildfires Ravage Paraguay’s National Parks

Multiple forest fires are ripping through Paraguay this week, destroying thousands of hectares of protected wetlands.

Authorities reported Monday that the wildfires in Cerro Corá National Park have been extinguished.

Over half of the park’s hectares were burned by the fire, according to the National Emergency Ministry.

Additional blazes continue to threaten other areas of the country due to extreme drought and strong winds from the north. (AP)

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