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LatinNews Daily - 29 January 2019

In brief: Paraguay

* Paraguay’s largest state-owned firm Itaipú has signed agreements with the government led by President Mario Abdo Benítez to invest in promoting technology for public policies rolled out by the ministries of information technology & communication (Mitic) and health, as well as the Money Laundering Prevention Secretariat (Seprelad). According to a presidential press release, Itaipú will assign some US$3.3m to Mitic and US$929,137 to Seprelad for this purpose while the amount assigned to the health ministry was not disclosed.* Paraguay’s largest state-owned firm Itaipú has signed agreements with the government led by President Mario Abdo Benítez to invest in promoting technology for public policies rolled out by the ministries of information technology & communication (Mitic) and health, as well as the Money Laundering Prevention Secretariat (Seprelad). According to a presidential press release, Itaipú will assign some US$3.3m to Mitic and US$929,137 to Seprelad for this purpose while the amount assigned to the health ministry was not disclosed.