Paraguay Overview Nations // South America

OVERVIEW The Republic of Paraguay lies between the more powerful South American nations of Brazil to the north and Argentina to the south. It shares its northwest border with Bolivia. Paraguay has no ocean coastline, but maintains a navy for the defense of the Parana River and other navigable waterways. The Colorado Party ruled for six decades until 2008 (more of which, below), with the dictatorship of Hugo Stroessner lasting from 1954 to 1989. Even after his overthrow, the party...


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