Ivanka greeted by Paraguay’s Mario Abdo Benítez, who is struggling to stimulate economy after drought last yr. Paraguay, a landlocked country of 7 million, exports hydro power, beef etc but is still very poor. Consistently ranks as 2nd most corrupt in S. America after Venezuela.
Paraguay really rolled out red carpet for Ivanka Trump and US delegation, with a very extravagant luncheon with two dessert tables that featured cream puffs, marinated fruit, radish flowers. This is how President Mario Abdo Benítez greets *presidents,* local staff told me.
Paraguay’s electoral court has declared Mario Abdo Benitez the winner of Sunday’s presidential election
#BREAKING Conservative Mario Abdo Benitez win's Paraguay's presidential election