|President of Paraguay|
August 15, 2013 – August 15, 2018
|Vice President||Juan Afara|
|Preceded by||Federico Franco|
|Succeeded by||Mario Abdo Benítez|
|Born||July 5, 1956|
|Political party||Colorado Party|
|Spouse(s)||María Montaña de Cartes|
|Residence||Mburuvichá Roga (official)|
Barrio Santo Domingo, Asunción (private)
Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara (born 5 July 1956) is an Paraguayan politician. He served as President of Paraguay from 2013 through 2018.
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 
References[change | change source]
- ↑ (in Spanish) Horacio Cartes biography, Portal Guaraní.