Official Travel Advice for Paraguay
Safety and security section - revised information on crime
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 May 2019.
There is a large scale protest on Thursday 25 April in Asuncion. The focal point will be the downtown area where the Congress and government offices are located. Surrounding roads are likely to be disrupted. You should avoid large gatherings, monitor local media and follow the guidance of local authorities.
UK health authorities have classified Paraguay as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Due to an increase in reported cases of yellow fever in Brazil, you should follow the necessary requirements for vaccination if you’re arriving from Brazil, including making sure you’re vaccinated 10 days prior to arrival. See Entry requirements.
There are regular outbreaks of dengue fever in Paraguay. You should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites. See Health
Terrorist attacks in Paraguay can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Paraguay
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 524,000 in 2011
Asunción (also largest city)
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