Paraguay has just exceeded 7 million people for the first time in its history. Small country stuck between the giants in the heart of South America, it remains very poor overall. Its natural resources are few, and agriculture remains one of the main drivers of a poorly diversified economy and in the hands of a few large wealthy families, which increases inequalities. Inequalities that contribute to a sluggish economy. For a long time dictatorial, the power remains nonetheless today under the influence of the old thugs of the terrible dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner (1954-1989). The new president Mario Abdo Benítez, elected in April and invested on August 15, 2018, comes from a family that has served a long time dictatorship (his father was the secretary general of Alfredo Stroessner).