President of Paraguay
The President of Paraguay (Spanish: Presidente de la República del Paraguay) is according to the Constitution of Paraguay the head of the executive branch of the Government of Paraguay, both head of state and head of government.
|President of the|
Republic of Paraguay
Presidente de la República del Paraguay
Standard of the President of the Republic
|Seat||Palacio de los López|
|Appointer||Direct popular election|
|Term length||Five years, non-renewable|
|Inaugural holder||Carlos Antonio López|
|Formation||13 March 1844|
|Deputy||Vice President of Paraguay|
Living former presidentsEdit
There are six living former presidents and one outgoing president. The most recent former president to die was Alfredo Stroessner (1963–1989), on 16 August 2006.
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- Romero, Simon (31 March 2017). "Protests Erupt in Paraguay Over Efforts to Extend President's Term". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- "Paraguay rioters storm Congress after Senate amends constitution". USA Today. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- "Paraguay MPs reject amendment allowing president re-election". BBC News. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
- Constitution of the Republic of Paraguay, 1992, Article 189 (subsection 1): "(1) Former presidents of the Republic who were democratically elected will be national senators for life, except for those who were impeached from office.
(2) They will not count toward a quorum. They will have the right to speak, but not to vote."