Stroessner

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Alfredo Stroessner - Economics
... Stroessner was known for several positive economic policies, including the building of the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world in Itaipu ... Stroessner also dedicated large proportions of the Paraguayan national budget to the military and police apparatus, both fundamental to the maintenance of the regime ... According to a 1963 article from Time magazine, Stroessner spent 33% of the 1962 annual budget on army and police, 15% for education, and 2% for public works ...
I, The Supreme
... the book was written, Paraguay was under the dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner, who went on to rule the country even longer than Francia did ... be at least in part a thinly disguised attack on Stroessner who used methods similar to Francia’s to achieve and maintain the effective control of the country, including the swift elimination of opposition, the ... In its portrayal of Francia and criticism of Stroessner, I, the Supreme belongs to the genre of novelas de dictadores or dictator novels, and also to the Latin American Boom, a literary movement of the 1960s and ...
Andrés Rodríguez (President) - Rodríguez Presidency
... Upon taking office, Rodríguez canceled most of Stroessner's most repressive measures ... death penalty and tried and imprisoned some leading members of the Stroessner government ... formally canceled the state of siege that had been in place for virtually all of Stroessner's rule while it had nominally been repealed in 1987, its ...
Tomás Romero Pereira
... of a military coup, led by General Alfredo Stroessner, which began on May 4, 1954, and lasted for three days ... election was held on July 11, 1954 with Stroessner as the sole candidate ... On August 15, 1954 Romero handed over the presidency to Alfredo Stroessner who then became the president of Paraguay for 35 years ...
Ananías Maidana - Militancy and Imprisonment
... Once Stroessner became president of Paraguay, and later on, an obvious dictator, Ananías was searched extensively by the police ... Paraguay to investigate the conditions of the prisoners of Stroessner's government ... prisoners like Ananías Maidana that were there only because of their political ideas, Stroessner cynically answered “Don’t worry about them...they’re doomed to die in jail.” When the ...