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Mercedes Barriocanal

Paraguayan journalist

Mercedes Barriocanal is a Paraguayan journalist with more than 30 years in radio and television. She has led several investigative reporting and political analysis programs and is currently the anchor for the main newscast on Channel 4 News, Telefuturo of Asuncion. She is a renowned activist for children’s rights and education, a commitment recognized by UNICEF, which granted her the title of UNICEF Ambassador in Paraguay.