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COVID-19 Information

Updated: May 29, 2020 Country-Specific Information: U.S. citizens sheltering-in-place should be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. For the provision of medical care, food, shelter, or other needs, you will need to rely on the Paraguayan system. Paraguay has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The Paraguayan Ministry of Health states there ...
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Joint Statement on Hong Kong

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 28, 2020   The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Begin Text: Signatories to this statement reiterate our deep concern regarding Beijing’s decision to impose a national security law in Hong Kong. ...
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June 2 Eastern Charter Flight (May 19, 2020)

Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  We will be sure to highlight any new information from previous emails. Dear U.S. Citizens in Paraguay, Eastern Airlines has scheduled a direct sales charter flight from Asuncion to Miami on June 2, 2020. To reserve a seat, ...
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Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, congratulates Paraguay on Independence Day

On behalf of the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Paraguay as you celebrate the 209th anniversary of your independence. Our bilateral relationship with your country is stronger than ever.  In December 2019, President Abdo Benitez visited President Trump at the White House, where the two leaders pledged to deepen our ...
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Eastern Airlines Charter to Miami on April 23 – U.S. Embassy Asuncion

Dear U.S. Citizens in Paraguay,  Eastern will offer a direct sales charter departing Asuncion for Miami on the morning of Thursday, April 23. Eastern is in the process of obtaining permissions for the flight and the exact time may shift.  The ticket price is $1600. Two pieces of checked luggage up to 70 lb (31 kg) each are permitted with each ticket and a third and fourth piece ...
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