– Posted on August 17, 2012
The newly installed President of the Republic of Paraguay, Dr. Federico Franco Gomez, was born in Asunción, on July 23, 1962. In 1986, he graduated as a Medical Doctor and Surgeon from the faculty of Medical Science at the National University of Asunción. Afterwards, he went on to obtain a postdoctoral degree in internal medicine. From 1991 to 1996, Franco Gomez served as a councilman for the municipality of Fernando de la Mora and then as the mayor of the same municipality from 1996 to 2001.