What is Paraguay known for?

comedy musical

journal journal El Semanario '''Les Luthiers''' is an Argentine comedy-musical group, very popular also in several other Spanish (Spanish language)-speaking countries such as Paraguay, Guatemala, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela. They were formed in 1967 by Gerardo Masana, during the height of a period of very intense Choral Music (choral) activity in Argentina's state

tough love

: web 20110119132101 http: article idUSTRE70H7W320110118 archivedate 19 January 2011 deadurl no On March 20, 2011, Aerosmith announced a new greatest hits album, ''Tough Love: Best of the Ballads'', which was released on May 10, 2011. Commons:Category:Paraguay WikiPedia:Paraguay Dmoz:Regional South America Paraguay

home range

'''Juan Bautista Torales''', nicknamed '''Téju''' (born 9 March 1956 in Luque) is a retired football defender from Paraguay. He was cap (cap (football))ped 77 times, and scored 1 goal for the Paraguay national football team in an international career that lasted from 1979 to 1989. rsssf: Paraguay record international footballers He played for the Paraguayan squad that won the 1979 Copa America. rsssf: Copa América 1979 squads * Great Patriotic War (term), Russian name for World War II * "The Great War

ancient rock

of the area were the Charrua, a small tribe driven south by the Guaraní (Guarani people) of Paraguay. There have also been identified examples of ancient rock art, at locations such as Chamangá, and elsewhere. * Rice. Fine varieties are produced in the lowlands in the east of the country close to Merin lake on the Uruguay-Brazil border. The national company Saman claims to be the main exporter in Latin America. SAMAN. Principal exportador de arroz de América Latina. The leading rice exporter in Latin America Countries it exports to include Brazil, Iran, Peru, South Africa, Chile, Senegal, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Ecuador, USA, Canada and China. * Tourism: Several seaside resorts, like Punta del Este or Punta del Diablo in the south-eastern departments of Maldonado (Maldonado Department) and Rocha (Rocha Department), regarded as a jet set resort in South America, are main attractions of Uruguay. International cruises call at Montevideo from October to March every year. Also, Uruguay hosts many year-round international conferences. (The original GATT Uruguay Round concerning trade was, as its name suggests, hosted in Uruguay). Montevideo is home to the headquarters (secretariat) of Mercosur , the Common Market of the South, whose full members are Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Venezuela, associate members Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. * Software and consulting. Uruguay's well-educated workforce and lower-than-international wages have put Uruguay on the IT map. A product named GeneXus, originally created in Uruguay by a company called ArTech, is noteworthy. Other important developers and consultants include De Larrobla & Asociados, Core Bancario - Core Banking Solution - Bantotal Greycon and Quanam. Welcome to Quanam: A knowledge company::: ORACLE CERTIFIED ADVANTAGE PARTNER Tata Consultancy Services has its headquarters for the Spanish speaking world in Uruguay. Many of these companies have established in Zonamerica Business & Technology Park Many insects use the ultraviolet wavelength emissions from celestial objects as references for flight navigation. A local ultraviolet emissor will normally disrupt the navigation process and will eventually attract the flying insect. thumb right Entomologist using a UV light for collecting beetles (File:ultraviolet trap entomologist.jpg) in the Paraguayan Chaco (Chaco Department). Ultraviolet traps called bug zappers are used to eliminate various small flying insects. They are attracted to the UV light, and are killed using an electric shock, or trapped once they come into contact with the device. Different designs of ultraviolet light traps are also used by entomologists for collecting nocturnal insects during faunistic survey studies. The UNCCD has '''194''' country Parties: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, the People's Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, European Union, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, the Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Provisionally referred to as the "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"; see Macedonia naming dispute. Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe :'''List C''' (32 members): Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela. 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leading political

in the government caused by the fervent rivalries between the two leading political parties, the Partido Colorado (Colorado Party) (Colorado Party (Paraguay)) and the Partido Liberal (Liberal Party) (Authentic Radical Liberal Party). Because of the tensions, the founders of the club decided to use the colors of both parties, red (Colorados) and blue (Liberales), as the club's colors as a symbol of unity and friendship between Paraguayans. Later, white was used on the shorts to complete the colours of the Paraguayan flag. *'''AXN Korea (AXN (South Korea))''' - Available in South Korea *'''AXN Central & South America''' - Available in Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Colombia and Dominican Republic. *'''AXN Pakistan ''' - Available in Pakistan The '''Silver-beaked Tanager''', ''Ramphocelus carbo'', is a medium-sized passerine bird. This tanager is a resident breeder in South America from eastern Colombia and Venezuela south to Paraguay and central Brazil, and on Trinidad. It is common and conspicuous in some areas—it may be the bird most often heard and seen in Suriname. Commons:Category:Paraguay WikiPedia:Paraguay Dmoz:Regional South America Paraguay

game time

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record international

national football team Paraguay national team at international level, playing at Centre back (Defender (football)#Centre back), and is the most capped player in Paraguayan football history, having made 110 international appearances and scoring 12 goals. rsssf: Paraguay record international footballers South American era D'Orbigny travelled on a mission for the Paris Museum, in South America between 1826

(association football) defender , who has played for the Paraguay national football team since 2000. rsssf: Paraguay record international footballers He currently plays for Real Zaragoza in the Spanish La Liga. '''Salvador Cabañas Ortega''' (born 5 August 1980) is a Paraguayan football (association football) striker who plays for 12 de Octubre (Club 12 de Octubre) and for the Paraguayan national team

national football team Paraguay national team between 1995 and 2004. rsssf: Paraguay record international footballers '''Osvaldo Díaz''' (born 22 December 1981) is a Paraguayan footballer (football (soccer)). He currently plays for Guaraní (Club Guaraní). '''Diego Antonio Figueredo Matiauda''' (born on 28 April 1982 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan football (football (soccer)) player who currently

life growing

accessdate 14 August 2011 language Spanish Commons:Category:Paraguay WikiPedia:Paraguay Dmoz:Regional South America Paraguay

time small

: index Treasures item title Cosme and New Australia colonies work National Treasures exhibition publisher National Library of Australia accessdate 2008-10-28 Other followers wanted to migrate into Egypt, Iraq and pre-1918 Palestine to attempt or imitate the social experimental project. Also at the time, small disproportionate numbers of Australian settlers arrived in Argentina, South Africa

projects main

targeted improving the quality and efficiency of the health service network within certain areas, in addition to increasing the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare's (MSPBS) management.projects main?pagePK 64283627&piPK 73230&theSitePK 40941&menuPK 228424&Projectid P082056 "Paraguay Mother & Child Basic Health Insurance". The World Bank. See also *Outline of Paraguay * Bibliography


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The indigenous (indigenous people) Guaraní (Guarani people) had been living in Paraguay for at least a millennium before the Spanish (Spanish colonial empire) conquered the territory in the 16th century. Spanish settlers and Jesuit (Jesuits) missions (Reductions) introduced Christianity and Spanish culture to the region. Paraguay was on the periphery of Spain's colonial empire, with few urban centers and a sparse population. Following independence from Spain in 1811, Paraguay was ruled by a series of dictators who implemented isolationist (isolationism) and protectionist (protectionism) policies.

This development was truncated by the disastrous Paraguayan War (1864–1870), in which the country lost 60 to 70 percent of its population through war and disease, and about of territory to Argentina and Brazil. Through the 20th century, Paraguay continued to endure a succession of authoritarian governments, culminating in the regime of Alfredo Stroessner, who led South America's longest-lived military dictatorship from 1954 to 1989. He was toppled in an internal military coup, and free multi-party (multi-party system) elections were organized and held for the first time in 1993. A year later, Paraguay joined Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay to found Mercosur, a regional economic collaborative.

As of 2009, Paraguay's population was estimated to be at around 6.5 million, most of whom are concentrated in the southeast region of the country. The capital and largest city is Asunción, of which the metropolitan area is home to nearly a third of Paraguay's population. In contrast to most Latin American nations, Paraguay's indigenous language and culture, Guaraní, remains highly influential. In each census, residents predominantly identify as mestizo, reflecting years of intermarriage among the different ethnic groups. Guaraní (Paraguayan Guaraní) is recognized as an official language alongside Spanish, and both languages are widely spoken in the country, with around 92 percent of the general population speaking Spanish and 98 percent speaking Guaraní.

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