Spain begins colonizing Paraguay.
Paraguay becomes independent.
Paraguay loses half of its population and large amounts of land in a war with Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.
A state of emergency is declared after violent protesters demand the resignation of President Luis Gonzalez Macchi and an end to free-market policies.
The lower house rejects a government proposal to privatize public utilities.
Brazil and Paraguay agree to end their long-running dispute over energy cost from the hydro-electric plant on their border.