Juan Afara

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Juan Afara
Vice President of Paraguay
In office
15 August 2013 – 11 April 2018
President Horacio Cartes
Preceded by Óscar Denis
Succeeded by Alicia Pucheta
Personal details
Born Juan Eudes Afara Maciel
(1960-08-19) 19 August 1960 (age 57)
Santa Rosa, Paraguay
Political party Colorado Party
Spouse(s) Luz Marilda Arguello
Children Nadua María Belén
Najla Amira
Leila Zahira
Juan Samir

Juan Eudes Afara Maciel (born August 19, 1960) is a Paraguayan politician who was elected as Vice President in 2013 elections. He is a member of the Colorado Party and took office on 15 August. In April 2018 Afara left the Vice Presidency to run as a Senator;[1][2] later that month, Afara was elected as a Senator representing the Colorado Party in the 2018 elections and will take office on 1 July 2018.

Awards and honors[edit]


  1. ^ "Congreso acepta la renuncia de Juan Afara" [Congress accepts the resignation of Juan Afara]. Última Hora (in Spanish). 11 April 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Congreso Nacional aceptó la renuncia de Juan Afara" [National Congress accepted the resignation of Juan Afara]. La Nación (in Spanish). 12 April 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Hsieh, Chia-chen; Huang, Romulo (8 October 2015). "President Ma bestows honor on Paraguayan vice president". Central News Agency. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Óscar Denis
Vice President of Paraguay
Succeeded by
Alicia Pucheta