Who is horacio Cartes?
Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara OSC (born 5 July 1956) is a Paraguayan businessman and politician who served as the president of Paraguay from 2013 to 2018. He is a member of the Colorado Party.
Who are the leaders in Paraguay?
The current president of Paraguay is Mario Abdo Benítez, since 15 August 2018.
Where was Mario Abdo Benítez born?
Asunción, ParaguayMario Abdo Benítez / Place of birth
How many presidents have there been in Paraguay?
Since the establishment of the office of President of the Republic in 1844, during the family dictatorship of the López family (1841–1870), Paraguay had 51 presidents.
What religion is Paraguay?
The VMW estimates 88 percent of the population is Roman Catholic and 6 percent evangelical Protestant. The Association of Evangelical Ministers of Paraguay estimates that 9.6 percent of the population is evangelical Protestant.
What is Paraguay’s language?
Who founded Paraguay?
The first colonial settlements were established by Domingo Martínez de Irala in the period 1536–56. The first Spanish colonists, unsuccessful in their search for gold, settled peacefully among the Guaraní in the region of Asunción, the present capital of Paraguay.
What is the main industry in Paraguay?
Economy of Paraguay
|Main industries||sugar, cement, textiles, beverages, wood products, steel, base metals, electric power|
|Ease-of-doing-business rank||125th (medium, 2020)|
|Exports||$11.73 billion (2017 est.)|
What languages do they speak in Paraguay?
What does the Paraguay flag represent?
The red color symbolizes equality, courage, and patriotism, white color symbolizes unity, purity and peace, blue freedom, charity, and righteousness. The emblem on the front represents the country’s date of independence, 14 May 1811. The olive branch represents peace, while the palm branch represents honor.
How corrupt is Paraguay?
Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country 123rd place out of 176 countries. This ranking was an improvement from 2004 when the country was classified among the six most corrupt countries in the world and the second most corrupt in the Western Hemisphere.