The World Health Organization (WHO) certified Paraguay as having eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to be granted this status since Cuba in 1973.
Paraguay is preparing to issue its first legislation to support the development of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind power, by the end of 2017.
The constitution instituted the first meaningful system of checks and balances the country had ever seen.
Independence of Paraguay de facto started on May 14 of 1811 after the Revolution of May 14 when a local ruling junta was created. In early 1811 Paraguayan forces had repeatedly defeated the Argentinian army.
GuaranÃ are a group of culturally related indigenous peoples of South America. The traditional range of the GuaranÃ people is in present-day Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia.