Paraguay

Country Paraguay
Capital Asunción
Continent South America
Currency GGuaraní(PYG)
Languages Spanish & Guaraní

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Paraguay achieved its independence from Spain in 1811. In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70) - between Paraguay and Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay - Paraguay lost two-thirds of all adult males and much of its territory. The country stagnated economically for the next half century. Following the Chaco War of 1932-35 with Bolivia, Paraguay gained a large part of the Chaco lowland region. The 35-year military dictatorship of Alfredo STROESSNER ended in 1989, and, despite a marked increase in political infighting in recent years, Paraguay has held relatively free and regular presidential elections since then.

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Paraguay - Wikipedia
Paraguay - CIA World Fact Book
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Paraguay Bans Material on 'Gender Ideology' in Public Schools - NBCNews.com

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Paraguay Bans Material on 'Gender Ideology' in Public Schools
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Paraguay's Ministry of Education banned public schools from using or spreading materials on gender ideology, a move critics say promotes discrimination toward women and LGBTQ people. At a press conference in September, Education Minister Enrique ...

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Paraguay Workers to Protest, Demand Government Aid for Campesinos - teleSUR English

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Paraguay Workers to Protest, Demand Government Aid for Campesinos
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One of Paraguay's largest worker confederations, the National Intersectoral Coordinator, or CNI, has announced plans for nationwide protests in light of substandard government assistance to campesinos struggling with damaged crops. RELATED:



Thousands of fish die in Paraguay river - Reuters

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Thousands of fish die in Paraguay river
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Much of the island remains without electricity or running water three weeks after Maria's landfall. Oct 13 2017. Where the oil industry was born. Edwin Drake's original 1859 oil well in Titusville, Pennsylvania launched the modern petroleum industry.



Thousands of Dead Fish Appeared in Paraguay River - WKRG

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Thousands of Dead Fish Appeared in Paraguay River
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PARAGUAY (CNN) Environmental authorities in Paraguay are looking into the reason behind thousands of dead fish floating on a river near its capital of Asuncion. Experts say that although it's not clear what caused this, they're looking at industrial ...



FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: USA vs Paraguay Highlights - As It Happened - News18

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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: USA vs Paraguay Highlights - As It Happened
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Chance: Paraguay almost had a consolation goal as Bilas Armoa hit a long ranger and it landed on the top the net. Replays showed that the ball had taken a slight deflection from one of the USA defenders. Five mins of regulation time left to be played.
USA Advances to 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Quarterfinal with 5-0 Win vs. ParaguayU.S. Soccer (press release) (blog)
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 Group B review: Rampant Paraguay spring a surprise; Turkey disappointFirstpost
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Paraguay have concerns despite great 2017 run - ESPN FC

Paraguay have concerns despite great 2017 run
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In the build-up to the U-17 World Cup, Paraguay took preparations to an extreme. They trained for matches as if they were already in India, half the world away. "India is eight-and-a-half hours ahead of us, so we switched our training cycles to the ...



Paraguay outclass Turkey to top Group B - ESPN FC

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Paraguay outclass Turkey to top Group B
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Paraguay continued to shine and recorded their third win on the trot when they thrashed a struggling Turkey 3-1 in a Group B match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. With this win, the South American side topped the pool with nine points. Earlier ...
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Paraguay preserve 'dominant' South American status with perfect recordFirstpost
FIFA U-17 World Cup, Live Updates, Turkey vs ParaguayNews18
FIFA U-17: Can Paraguay go all the way?Sportstarlive
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Paraguay 'approved' to sell beef to US - GlobalMeatNews.com

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Paraguay 'approved' to sell beef to US
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Officials from the US Embassy in Paraguay relayed a message from Washington, US, to meatpacker Minerva SA this week. The message was this: the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved ...



U-17 World Cup: Weah's hat-trick flattens Paraguay in pre-quarters - Yahoo India News

U-17 World Cup: Weah's hat-trick flattens Paraguay in pre-quarters
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New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tim Weah scored thrice as the United States swept past Paraguay 5-0 to storm into the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday. Tim, son of former World Player of the Year, ...

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Tragic pictures show thousands of dead fish floating down a river - Metro

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Tragic pictures show thousands of dead fish floating down a river
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The images were taken at the 'Confuso' river, near Villa Hayes city, in Paraguay, yesterday. Authorities are not quite sure what caused the fish to perish at the location, which is 30 kilometres north from Asuncio. An official investigation has been ...

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