Official Reports

More information about Paraguay is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of which are listed below:

  • 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report: Paraguay

    The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue.

  • 2020 Report on International Religious Freedom

    The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – the International Religious Freedom Report – describes the status of religious freedom in every country. The report covers government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. The U.S. Department of State submits the reports in accordance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

  • 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Paraguay

    The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974.

  • 2021 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

    The Department of State’s International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) — due to Congress March 1st annually — is prepared in accordance with §489 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the “FAA,” 22 U.S.C. §2291). The INCSR is the United States Government’s country-by-country two volume report that describes the efforts to attack all aspects of the international drug trade, chemical control, money laundering and financial crimes.

  • The 2020 TVPRA List of Goods Produced by Child Labor and Forced Labor

    For more than 25 years, the Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) has conducted research and reporting to inform U.S. foreign and trade policy with the aim, among others, of shining a light on labor abuses in key sectors across the world. As the economy becomes more global and supply chains more extensive, ILAB’s effort to reveal abusive child labor and forced labor practices becomes even more important.

  • The 2019 TDA Report, Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor for Paraguay

    In 2019, Paraguay made a significant advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The labor inspectorate increased its budget in order to hire more inspectors; inspectors received training on forced labor, trafficking in persons, child labor, and agricultural inspections; and judges were trained on the worst forms of child labor. The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security and the Ministry of Children and Adolescents also signed an agreement to strengthen inter-agency coordination on child labor, and the latter launched the Immediate Response Program to provide support to street children.

  • 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Paraguay

    The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974.

  • 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report Volume I - Drug and Chemical Control

    Paraguay made significant increases in drug seizures and illicit crop eradication in 2017.  Nevertheless, Paraguay remains among the largest source countries for marijuana in the Western Hemisphere, and a transit country for Andean cocaine.

  • 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report Volume II Money Laundering and Financial Crimes

    Paraguay continues a strong trajectory of economic growth, expected to again surpass 4 percent in 2017 – outpacing neighbors in the region. Transnational criminal organizations use Paraguay for the large-scale cultivation and processing of marijuana and the processing and transit of Andean cocaine.