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PARAGUAY

The president, popularly elected for a 5-year term, appoints a cabinet. The bicameral Congress consists of an 80-member Chamber of Deputies and a 45-member Senate, elected concurrently with the president through a proportional representation system. Deputies are elected by department and Senators nationwide. Paraguay's highest court is the Supreme Court.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT
President Gonzalez Macchi, Luis
Vice President ,
Min. of Agriculture & Livestock Zuniga, Enrique
Min. of Education & Worship Duarte Frutos, Nicanor
Min. of Finance & Economy Zayas, Federico
Min. of Foreign Relations Aguirre Martinez, Juan Esteban
Min. of Industry & Commerce Acevedo, Euclides
Min. of Interior Bower Montalto, Walter
Min. of Justice & Labor Ferreira, Silvio
Min. of National Defense Argana, Nelson
Min. of Public Health & Social Welfare Chiola, Martin
Min. of Public Works & Communications Planas, Jose Alberto
Min. of Secretary General for the Presidency Bestard, Jaime
Pres., Central Bank Ashwell, Washington
Ambassador to the US ,
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York (Appointed) Lara Castro, Jorge
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York (Acting) Pappalardo Ayala, Genaro Vicente