Since Seor Schaerer became president, there have been many changes for the better in asuncion.
Owston's collectors obtained a specimen at asuncion on January 18, 1904.
asuncion is the only South American city which has stone sidewalks.
She had not, however, travelled far before her pursuers came up with her, and she was eventually brought back to asuncion.
In the original Spanish version the city of asuncion is always written Ascension.
Compelling the bishop of asuncion to resign on account of senile debility, Francia himself assumed the episcopal office.
Civilization in Paraguay started from asuncion and followed the high ridge of land eastward.
The Paraguayan region isolated itself and followed the conservative policy of the Cabildo of asuncion.
In asuncion there live numerous ex-presidents, ex-dictators, and their political henchmen.
The Spaniards of asuncion were turbulent and disinclined to submit to authority.
country is named for the river, which is said to be from Guarani para "water" + guay "born." Said to have been the name of a local chieftain who treated with the first Spanish explorers.
Note: Controlled for many decades by a highly repressive military government. A civilian was elected president in 1993.
Note: Reputed sanctuary for Nazi fugitives.