Paraguay’s leadership is active on Twitter with institutional accounts for the presidency and a personal account for President @Horacio_Cartes.

President of Paraguay Horacio_Cartes

@Horacio_Cartes is the official Twitter account of the President of Paraguay. It usually publishes the most important presidential activities. Horacio Cartes has been on Twitter since 24 August 2011 but published his first tweet only on 19 February 2013 during his presidential election campaign. He usually tweets in first person to report on his daily schedule and activities. Horacio Cartes is fairly active with six tweets per day two thirds of which are retweets mainly of his now dormant media account @PrensaHC. His most retweeted tweets are sports related as he was president of Libertad football club from 2001 until 2012. Cartes’ most retweeted tweet refers to the championship won by Club Cerro Porteño in 2013. His team uses a lot of pictures and videos to chronicle his activities in almost in every tweet.

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Cuenta oficial del Presidente Constitucional de la República del Paraguay

Tweet analytics (as of November 2014)

Joined Twitter: 08/24/2011
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 5.09
Retweets: 61%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.08
Replies/Tweet: 0.03
Tweets retweeted: 39%
Most mentioned @Horacio_Cartes (61), @JuanAfara (26), @zacariasirun (15), @LilianSamaniego (9), @Castiglioni_VC (8), @dilmabr (7), @enriquevp (6), @CarlosGomezPy (4), @ArnoldoWiens (4), @CFKArgentina (4)

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Presidency of Paraguay Presidencia Paraguay

The official Twitter account of the presidency of Paraguay @Presidenciapy usually broadcasts the most important government announcements and every presidential activity. The presidential account was set up on 25 December 2009 as a way of reporting on government actions and presidential activities. This account usually retweets and mentions what the president says on the social network on his personal account. The most popular tweet refers to the celebration of the Paraguayan Women´s Day on 24 February 2014.

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Presidencia Paraguay


Cuenta oficial de la Presidencia de la República del Paraguay.

Tweet analytics (as of November 2014)

Joined Twitter: 12/25/2009
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 9.35
Retweets: 14%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.74
Replies/Tweet: 0.01
Tweets retweeted: 75%
Most mentioned @Horacio_Cartes (1188), @msaludpy (139), @sicompy (124), @IPParaguay (118), @ParaguayTVHD (71), @rnpy920am (44), @mopcparaguay (39), @senavitat (30), @MECpy (26), @ebypy (24)

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Foreign Ministry of Paraguay Cancillería Paraguay

The Twitter account of Paraguay’s foreign ministry was set up on 3 August 2012 but has been dormant between June 2013 and June 2014. The account only recently resumed its activity with the 44th session of the Organization of American States held in Asuncion, Paraguay. Activity has been very high during the meeting in the beginning of June 2014 and the account is now chronicling the activities of Foreign Minister ladio Loizaga, as well as retweeting tweets from the presidency @PresidenciaPy.

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Cancillería Paraguay


Cuenta Oficial del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República del Paraguay.

Tweet analytics (as of November 2014)

Joined Twitter: 07/25/2011
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.23
Retweets: 49%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.29
Replies/Tweet: 0.01
Tweets retweeted: 31%
Most mentioned @OEA_oficial (8), @Horacio_Cartes (4), @MAE_Haiti (3), @SREHonduras (2), @MRECIC_ARG (2), @CancilleriaPma (2), @CancilleriaPeru (2), @MIREXRD (1), @JoseAMeadeK (1), @AM_1080 (1)

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