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Demonstration Alert: Traffic Disruptions Throughout the Day

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 ...
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US Embassy closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The President of the United States has ordered a National Day of Mourning in recognition of the passing of former President George H. W. Bush.  The U.S. Embassy including the Consular Section, will be closed to the public on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Additionally the Consular Section will be closed to the public on Thursday, ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay (November 28, 2018)

Location: South of the U.S. Embassy (Kubitschek y 25 de Marzo) Actions to Take: Avoid the Embassy area. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local media for updates. Assistance: U.S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay +(595) (21) 213-715 +(595) (21) 229-581 (after hours) ParaguayACS@state.gov U.S. Embassy web page State Department  ...
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Demonstrations expected to take place on Monday August 6, 2018 at 18:00 pm

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay (August 6, 2018) Location: Asuncion, Paraguay Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 18:00 in front of Congress at the Plaza de Armas located at El Paraguayo Independiente Avenue between Jejui and Manduvira cross streets. The group intends to protest alleged government ...
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Opening remarks by President Trump and President Putin of the Russian Federation, in joint press conference

July 16th, 2018 Presidential Palace Helsinki, Finland PRESIDENT PUTIN:  (As interpreted.)  Distinguished Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen: Negotiations with the President of the United States Donald Trump took place in a frank and businesslike atmosphere.  I think we can call it a success and a very fruitful round of negotiations. We carefully analyzed the current ...
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