In the modern-day city of Asuncion, Paraguay, two main avenues, Avenida Madame Eliza A. Lynch and Avenida Mariscal Lopez intersect each other in the Estanzuela neighborhood. The junction of these two avenues is symbolic of the interaction of the lives of the two individuals after whom these main streets are named. These two people, an Irish woman from Cork and a Paraguayan man, the son of a dictator, came together in the mid-1800's and impacted the history of Paraguay with long-lasting and devastating consequences.

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Comment by That's Just How It Was on August 11, 2015 at 10:41am

See David Lawlor's blog on Eliza

Well I must say ; good on you girls, Lola and Eliza  ; you did what you could with the talents that you had available to you . Love the video ; and yes I too like the pose with the cigarette. 

When some  youngster here in England are said to prostituting themselves to pay their way through University; Lola and Eliza  were way before their time '' in getting to the top''   -- albeit not through academia . !!! 


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Comment by That's Just How It Was on August 11, 2015 at 10:42am

e David Lawlor's blog on Eliza

Well I must say ; good on you girls, Lola and Eliza  ; you did what you could with the talents that you had available to you . Love the video ; and yes I too like the pose with the cigarette. 

When some  youngster here in England are said to prostituting themselves to pay their way through University; Lola and Eliza  were way before their time '' in getting to the top''   -- albeit not through academia . !!! 

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