The state-owned incumbent, Corporación Paraguaya de Comunicaciones (Copaco), retains a monopoly on all fixed-line voice services, including local telephony, international long distance telephony, and VoIP. In the mobile market, however, there has been competition since 1998. The internet market is also open to competition, and there are over a...
Subtropical with rapid changes in temperature throughout the year. Summer (December to March) can be very hot. Winter (June to September) is mild with few cold days. Rainfall is heaviest from December to March.
A considerable part of the annual budget is dedicated to improve the education system in Paraguay. The development of several public secondary schools and universities in the country has enhanced the educational system in Paraguay to a large extent.
Education has not always received the recognition it deserves in Paraguay. These days this is changing as political stability returns, although the poorer children in more rural areas still are not reached by the same opportunities, especially in terms of hours per day at school
National and seasonal holidays in Paraguay
Transportation in Paraguay is very different to what most people are used to back at home. In some regions it is adequate and passable, whereas in other it could be called incredibly poor.
Demographic information includes population, quality of life, health, sports, technology, energy and the environment
This site provides key information on Paraguay’s participation in the WTO. Paraguay has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995 and a member of GATT since 6 January 1994.
Go to “Safety and Security” on this US Department of State site
Little-visited, little-known Paraguay is a country much misunderstood. Despite its location at the heart of the continent, it is all too often passed over by travelers who wrongly assume that a lack of ‘mega-attractions’ means there’s nothing to see. But it’s ideal for those keen to get off the...