History of Paraguay
The Chaco War, Alfredo Stroessner, the Jesuit missions, and more historical references.
Background and summary of events leading to the the overthrow of Spanish authority in Paraguay on May 14 and 15, 1811. Independence was declared on May 17.
The recorded history of Paraguay began indirectly in 1516 with the failed expedition of Juan Díaz de Solís to the Río de la Plata Estuary, which divides Argentina and Uruguay.
Summary of the conflict between Bolivia and Paraguay.
Description of the Gran Chaco, causes of the war, maps, equipment, battles, peace treaty and aftermath.
President and dictator of Paraguay for 35 years.
Resource information from the Library of Congress.
From early settlement to the '80s.