• Judge throws out Leoz request to halt extradition to US

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — A judge in Paraguay has thrown out a request that proceedings for extradition to the United States be dropped against Nicolas Leoz, the former head of the South American football confederation.

  • Ex CONMEBOL head asks end of US extradition request

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — A lawyer for the former president of South America’s soccer confederation is requesting a Paraguayan judge to throw out a request by U.S. prosecutors to extradite him to the United States for his role in a corruption scandal.