Due to taxi demonstrations protesting the proposed introduction of ride-sharing services in Paraguay, expect possible traffic disruptions throughout the course of the day. Major avenues affected are expected to be Artigas, Espana, Mariscal Lopez, Eusebio Ayala, Fernando De La Mora, Felix Bogado, and the downtown area.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
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- U.S. Embassy web page
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- Paraguay Country Information
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