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The PEN Club of Paraguay, founded in 1943, has a file on the inauguration, which contains the names of the 29 founders and the first governing board, as well as the statutes drafted in 1943. Subsequent documents are missing and others were burned in the fire at the president’s residence in the 1980s. Other archives are reduced to newspaper clippings dating from the 1960s. PEN Paraguay currently has 54 members. 

Centre paraguayen

Le Centre PEN paraguayen, fondé en 1943, dispose des archives de sa création, des noms des vingt-neuf fondateurs et de la liste des membres de son premier conseil d’administration, ainsi que des Statuts élaborés en 1943. Les documents ultérieurs de l’organisation ont soit disparu, soit été brûlés lors de l’incendie de la résidence du président dans les années quatre-vingt. Ce qu’il reste des archives se réduit à des coupures de journaux datant des années soixante. Il compte actuellement cinquante-quatre membres.

Centro Paraguayo

El PEN Club del Paraguay, fundado en el año 1943, cuenta con el archivo de la inauguración, los nombres de los fundadores, que son 29, y la lista de la primera comisión directiva,  así como el estatuto social  elaborado del año 1943. Los documentos posteriores de la fundación están desaparecidos, otros fueron quemados durante el incendio de la residencia del presidente en los años ochenta. El archivo se reduce a recortes de diarios que data a partir de los años sesenta. En la actualidad cuenta con 54 socios. 

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1 Paraguayan Centre’s 75th anniversary

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2 Haiku event with the Japanese attaché

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3 Presentation of Paraguayan Centre’s magazine

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4 Latin American PEN Centres meeting in Argentina

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5 The Centre’s first seminar

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6 Paraguayan Centre’s Day of the Dead panel

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7 Members at Latin American PEN meeting

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8 Arsenio López Decoud

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9 Anniversary dinner at Bar San Roque

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10 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry event

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11 Preparing 75th anniversary celebrations

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12 Event with Enrique Marini Palmieri

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13 Article on Paraguayan Centre’s journal

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