News & Events

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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Scam Alert: Remain Vigilant for COVID-19 Related Scams – U.S. Embassy Asuncion

Event: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). These messages may be related to medical information, financial assistance, or charitable donations, among other topics. Cyber actors may send WhatsApp messages, tweets, emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay (April 11, 2020) Event:  The Paraguayan government has extended its  order  to all persons in Paraguay to remain in their homes until April 19.  Starting Monday, April 13, the following restrictions will apply to necessary travel to obtain food, medical care, or cleaning supplies: vehicles with odd-numbered license plates may only travel on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, ...
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