Horacio Cartes

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Horacio Cartes
Horacio Cartes con banda.jpg
President of Paraguay
Assumed office
August 15, 2013
Vice President Juan Afara
Preceded by Federico Franco
Personal details
Born July 5, 1956 (1956-07-05) (age 60)
Asunción, Paraguay
Political party Colorado Party
Spouse(s) María Montaña de Cartes
Children Juan Pablo
Sofía
María Sol
Residence Mburuvichá Roga (official)
Barrio Santo Domingo, Asunción (private)
Religion Roman Catholicism

Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara (born 5 July 1956) is an Paraguayan politician. He serves as President of Paraguay since 2013. Cartes won the 2013 presidential election in Paraguay on 21 April 2013 and took office as President on 15 August 2013.

Horacio Cartes is the owner of "Grupo Cartes", a conglomerate of approximately two dozen of companies. He has also been president of the football club Club Libertad since 2001 [1]

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) Horacio Cartes biography, Portal Guaraní.