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The player who is left with the most cards in their hand is the loser, and the opposite of the President. This is usually a name like bum, beggar, peasant, etc. To begin playing, the players must all agree on titles and a fixed hierarchy. Usually something along the lines of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, etc.
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If there are many players the game can hold seven , it is often a good idea to jot this down on a score pad. The game requires a traditional deck of 52 playing cards and the card rank is a bit unusual with 2 as the high card. The remaining order descends from ace to three.
The dealer hands out all of the cards in the deck, and this may mean that one or two players are at a disadvantage and have a single card more than the other players.
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The first player is the lead and lays the card or set of cards of their choice face up in front of their place. The next player to the left must either pass, or play a single or set of cards that beats the first player. This continues around the table.
A single card is beaten by a single card that is higher in rank, and a set of cards will only lose to a higher set with the same number of cards. For instance, if first player lays down three sixes, the next player can play their three eights or kings.
Two Peasants and a President by Frederick Aldrich
Play continues in this way until one player makes a play that all of the others pass on. At this point, all of the cards that have already been played are turned face down and moved to the side.
The "Paraguay on foot for a new homeland" march organized by the Paraguay Pyahura Party and peasant organizations is currently in its fifth day as participants have been trekking around the country. In Asuncion, the northern and the eastern columns merged after the two large groups of small farmers began marching last Friday, setting forth from different points in the provinces of Concepcion, San Pedro and Canindeyu in the north and Caaguazu, Guaira and Caazapa in the east.
The protesters are seeking "the resignation of Cartes and his entire succession apparatus," according to the National Peasant Federation, the organization supporting the march.
The marchers are also protesting the public-private alliance law pushed by the government, which is designed to foster the participation of private companies in the construction and management of public projects and services but which the peasant groups claim constitutes "hidden privatization. The peasants are also demanding "the end of individual and collective human rights violations and the authorities' repression of peasant protests.
Paraguay is among the countries with the greatest concentration of land ownership, according to the international NGO Oxfam. The protest is also being staged to pay tribute to the peasant leaders and activists who were murdered or disappeared between Feb.