IELTS Test Centers in Paraguay

By | July 22, 2020

IELTS Testing Centres in Paraguay

In total, there is one test location in Paraguay that offer IELTS exams. You can select the one which is closer to you.

There are two types of test format available for IELTS exams: paper-based or computer-delivered. For both formats, the Speaking Section is done with a real IELTS examiner on a face-to-face basis.

Asuncion, Paraguay

British Council – Asociacion Cultural Britanico

Street Address: Asociación Cultural Paraguayo-Británica, Juan de Salazar y Espinoza 391, Ascuncion

Telephone Number: +595 21 225525

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List of cities in Paraguay where you can take the IELTS tests

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IELTS Test Centers in Paraguay

Struggle for democracy

Since 1994 there have been repeated social unrest (peasant protests, general strikes in 1994 and 1995), but Wasmosy was able to reduce inflation considerably and increase economic investment. An attempted coup by General C. Oviedo in April 1996 resulted in the general being sentenced to ten years in prison. The 1998 elections were won by Raúl Cubas Grau (ANR-PC; * 1943); However, when he pardoned General Oviedo shortly after taking office, a constitutional and political crisis arose: Parliament demanded that the general be reappointed and, when the President refused, initiated an impeachment procedure. The crisis worsened with the murder of Vice President L. M. Argaña in March 1999. Cubas Grau resigned and went into exile in Brazil, General Oviedo fled to Argentina. These events were accompanied by violent unrest, which only ended when the parliament appointed Senate President Luis A. González Macchi (* 1947) as president. The elections for the office of vice-president were won in August 2000 by the candidate of the opposition PLRA, J. C. Franco; González Macchi remained in office until 2003, although not democratically legitimized. His government was marked by corruption scandals, economic stagnation, political standstill and low popular support. Impeachment proceedings against him for poor administration and corruption failed in February 2003.

In the presidential elections in April 2003, the former education minister N. Duarte Frutos of the Colorado Party (ANR-PC) won, which clearly missed an absolute majority in the parliamentary elections held at the same time in both houses and thus in the legislation on the support of parts of the Opposition was instructed. In the period that followed, the government made particular efforts to reform the judiciary. Two thirds of the judges’ posts in the Supreme Court were filled. At the same time, corruption and organized crime remained negative factors for domestic politics. Check health-beauty-guides to see Types of Travel in South America.

In the 2008 presidential elections, the ANR-PC, which has ruled since 1947, suffered a heavy defeat. The population elected the Catholic Bishop F. Lugo Mendéz , the candidate of the left opposition alliance “Patriotic Alliance for Change”, as the new head of state. The Colorado party remained the strongest force in both houses of parliament. Through revelations about previously kept secret paternity, President Lugo got caught 2009 under domestic political pressure. In the same year a border agreement was concluded with Bolivia. In 2010 security forces took action against a left guerrilla movement in northern Paraguay. In connection with a bloody confrontation between the squatters and police officers in Curuguaty, in which 17 people were killed, President Lugo was charged by the House of Representatives for poor conduct and on June 22nd, 2012, the Senate declared him to be deposed. The previous Vice President Federico Franco Gómez (* 1962) succeeded him. Lugo described the impeachment as a coup, and most of the other Latin American states were critical of the urgent procedure. Presidential and parliamentary elections took place on April 21, 2013. The Colorado party was able to win back the presidency. Your candidate, entrepreneur H. Cartes Jara, won 45.8% of the vote. The party also remained the strongest force in the two chambers of parliament. H. Cartes Jara was sworn in as President on August 15, 2013. From mid-September, a wave of student protests rocked the Universidad Nacional de Asunción (UNA), the largest university in the country. After ongoing demonstrations and sit-ins by students, several deans and the university president resigned on allegations of corruption. The protests also spread to schools, where students campaigned for educational reforms with nationwide demonstrations, sit-ins and a national strike. In December 2015, the major unions called a strike against the government of President H. M. Cartes Jara on. During the two-day strike on December 21st and 22nd. Thousands protested against government anti-union offensives, including a general wage increase of 25%. A Senate resolution launched by the ruling party to introduce a constitutional amendment to allow the president to be re-elected sparked serious unrest at the end of March 2017. Protesters critical of the government stormed the parliament building in Asunción and set fire. An opposition politician was killed and numerous people were injured. President H. Cartes Jara subsequently dismissed the minister of interior affairs and the chief of police and also refused to run again for the highest office of the state. Parliamentary and presidential elections took place on April 22nd, 2018. Became the new president M. Abdo , Colorado Party candidate elected. He received 46.4% of the vote. He was just ahead of Pedro Efraín Alegre Sasiain (PLRA; * 1963), the candidate of the opposition alliance Alianza Ganar, who won 43.1% of the vote. The Colorado Party remained the strongest force in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Paraguay has been part of the Mercosur countries since 1993.