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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay

Demonstration  Alert – U. S. Embassy – Asuncion,  Paraguay (March  21, 2019 starting at 8:00 a.m.) Location: Central downtown area of Asuncion (gathering starts at Parque Seminario – Kubitschek y 25 de Mayo and heads towards the Plaza Uruguaya in front of the Paraguayan Congress). Event: Campesino Demonstration U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the central downtown area ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay (February 22, 2019)

Location: The U.S. Embassy (Kubitschek y Avenida Mariscal Lopez) Event: A political demonstration to protest U.S. policy in Venezuela led by the Frente Guasu and the Partido Comunista Paraguayo is planned for 7:00 p.m. in front of the U.S. Embassy. Actions to Take: Avoid the Embassy area. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Venezuela

January 26, 2019/ United Nations/ New York City, New York SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. On behalf of President Trump and the American people I first want to thank Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas of the Dominican Republic, the current president of the Security Council, for scheduling this meeting. My former colleague, Ambassador Haley, lobbied for a year to ...
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Reciprocity Fee for student and inter-country transfer work for Paraguayans

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, the U.S. government will implement a reciprocity fee for student (F) and inter-country transfer work (L) visas for Paraguayans. Under the principle of reciprocity, these fees will make these U.S. visa costs for Paraguayans equal to the costs for the equivalent Paraguayan visa for Americans. Paraguayans applying for F visas ...
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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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