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The fashion for the well-dressed Asunción male appears to be "off-duty Brooklyn cop circa 1975".
Isolation and rampant corruption have made most of his friends flee to Spain or the United States.
"You might think it's cheap", Raúl tells me, "but if you're earning the average salary [about £110 per month] then life here isn't cheap at all." Raúl's feelings are echoed by his friends. Just go downtown and see how many counterfeit goods you can pick up.
There's even an exact replica of Scarlett O'Hara's Tara plantation from Gone With The Wind close to the complex of Western shopping malls where the traditional Paraguayan staples of sopa paraguaya (corn meal and pig fat cake) and tereré (an extremely addictive type of cold herbal tea drunk through a metal straw from a container made from ox horn) are firmly shunted aside to make way for the international staples of Guinness and caipirinha.
Raúl is one of the few young Paraguayans who wants to stay in his country.