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Foreign travel advice

Paraguay

Summary

A small number of British tourists visit Paraguay every year. Most visits are trouble-free, but violent crime is increasing. See Crime

The British Embassy in Paraguay opened on 2 October 2013. See Consular Assistance

Cases of Zika virus have been reported in 2015 and 2016. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Seek advice from a health professional if you have any further questions or concerns.

There are regular outbreaks of dengue fever in Paraguay. You should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites. See Health

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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