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Ambassador visits Alto Parana

This week, Ambassador Leslie Bassett toured the eastern region of Paraguay. She mentioned that this has been pending since her arrival to Paraguay, adding: “I had heard a lot about the dynamism of this region and its people. I’m glad to be here. ” During her visit, Bassett met with the Governor of Alto Parana, ...
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U.S. provides $50,000 for Concepción

The US government , through USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID/Paraguay, provided $50,000 through to the Adventist Development Relief Agency to distribute emergency relief items—such as hygiene kits, bedding and mattresses, food preparation supplies, and fuel—to affected households. In addition, USAID/OFDA activated local surge capacity consultants to provide initial analysis of the ...
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Ambassador meets Young Indigenous Leaders

Ambassador Leslie Bassett met yesterday with the five Young Indigenous Leaders who recently returned from the United States. These young people, selected by the Embassy, ​​traveled to Tucson (Arizona), with all expenses paid, under the “Institute of American Studies Student Leaders” program, in the months of January and February of this year. During the meeting ...
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Winning Institutions of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Funding

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced the winners of the Santander Bank-sponsored competition of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. The nine winning institutions involve university partnerships between the United States and Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, and Mexico. West Virginia University US Partner – Universidad Nacional de Asunción ...
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Operation Smile Paraguay

Ambassador Leslie Bassett highlighted that the American initiative Operation Smile, “has the support of the best Paraguayan doctors and volunteers” and described the work they do as “impressive”. The U.S. Ambassador visited the Central Military Hospital of Sajonia, accompanied by USAID/Paraguay Director, Fernando Cossich, with whom she walked the hospital corridors, greeting the young patients ...
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