Robert Acevedo

Robert Ramón Acevedo Quevedo

President of the National Congress of the Republic of Paraguay

Bachelor of Accounting

Degree in Accounting Sciences, graduated from the Universidad Ntra. Sra. De la Asunción. Bachelor of Science in Sciences and Literature Rosenstiel College, Promotion: 1983. He participated as a student of cultural exchange by the AFS in the years 1983-1984 in the city of Salem, Capital of the North American State of Oregon.

Political activity

In 2001 he was elected Municipal Councilman for the 2001-2006 election period, of the City of Pedro Juan Caballero. The following year he was appointed President of the Departmental Board, where he developed activities related to marketing, transportation, urbanism and tourism. Successful leader of the community effort and courageous supporter of the fulfillment of the laws for the common good.

He is also a member of the National Directory of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party for the period 2005-2008.

In 2003 he was elected Governor of the Department of Amambay, for the electoral period 2003-2008. Leader of the Amambay Ñanemba'e Movement, during this period he achieved successful teamwork reaching a stronger and more prosperous Amambay.

In 2004, he received a distinction from the National Anti-Drug Secretariat for his support of the fight against drug trafficking.

With the necessary procedures, he successfully achieved the decentralization of health and the implementation of the Hemodialysis Center currently operating in the Regional Hospital of Pedro Juan Caballero, daily medical and dental care with provision of medicines to people of limited resources in the Hospital del Barrio Obrero, Construction of health posts in several colonies, donation of hospital equipment and ambulance arrangement at the Capitán Bado Health Center.

In the educational sector, he worked on the implementation of the school snack program, training of indigenous teachers with the implementation of bachelor degree from a distance; he built in the three districts of the department and in the indigenous colonies, classrooms, washrooms and sports facilities. With the Arandurá Project, facilitated the annual computer training of more than 300 young people. Strengthened the commissions of the department, thus achieving the implementation of projects that have benefited agricultural products: construction of bridges, improvement of previously impassable roads, yards of pavement, donation of seeds for self-consumption, tools, materials that facilitated the transfer of farmers to different localities.


International Justice Forum "JVS 2008" awarded Senator Roberto Acevedo for his fight against drug trafficking, in the city of Campo Grande-Brazil with representatives from more than 40 countries including important authorities in various talks and seminars. Here they addressed issues regarding the fight against drug trafficking and other serious crimes. During the gala he was honored among magistrates and other personalities who were threatened and lost their lives in their tireless fight against organized crime, terrorism and drug trafficking.

Senator Roberto Acevedo received among two other international personalities the Golden Tears Award last October 17, for his tireless and internationally recognized fight.

he was awarded by the Civil Police of Ponta Pora with the distinction "Honor to Merit" for services rendered between cities and his fight against drug trafficking. The distinction was made by Dr. Claudineis Galinari, Regional Delegate of the Civil Police of Ponta Pora.

Distinguished with the "LIBERTAS" Prize awarded by the Catholic University "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción", according to Resolution 53mg / 2,010 dated May 26, 2010 and articles 18 Inc. and 19 Inc. I) of the statute, said award is Given to people who excelled in the POLITICAL AND SOCIAL environment.

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Diplomatic, Parliamentary and Political Session