Featured stories about Paraguay
Stories about Paraguay
22 July 2015
22 June 2015
Between 1932 and 1935, Bolivia and Paraguay waged the Chaco War, a conflict considered to be the most important war during the 20th century in South America.
13 May 2015
A Salvadoran woman is pardoned after seven years in prison, convicted of abortion for a stillbirth, and a Paraguayan 10-year-old girl, allegedly raped by her stepfather, is denied an abortion.
3 June 2014
16 March 2014
Issues of land distribution and judiciary corruption come to the forefront as peasants accused of the Curuguaty massacre on hunger strike await a fair trial to prove their innocence.
12 February 2014
A large diversity of migrants in Argentina allows us to enjoy a wide array of international dishes often shared in feasts for the various immigrant communities throughout the country.
4 February 2014
The tradition of eating gnocchi every 29th of the month came to Latin America with Italian immigrants, and the tradition is still alive today. Bloggers share stories and recipes.
9 December 2013
What is Facebook looking for in a market of just 6.9 million inhabitants? Gabriela Galilea talks with Laura Gonzalez Eestéfani, Facebook's Director of Latin American Growth.
14 November 2013
Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.
24 October 2013
This past weekend has been very productive for Developing Latin America Apps Challenge. Here we bring you the second part of the compendium of what happened.
27 September 2013
This year Developing Latin America goes from being a Hackathon to an Apps Challenge, an event to think of better ideas, obtain more concrete solutions, and achieve more sustainable applications.
16 August 2013
Businessman Horacio Cartes became the new president of Paraguay, ending the political and diplomatic impasse that the country entered into with the impeachment of Fernando Lugo in June 2012.
8 August 2013
The strike left some 700,000 transit users without access to their primary mode of transportation. A protest has been called in reaction to the demands by the transport owners' association.
26 June 2013
Following the trend that marked protests in Brazil in the last few weeks, some 3000 people took to the streets of Paraguay's capital to make their voices heard in protest...
20 June 2013
A year after a clash that resulted in the death of 11 farm workers and 6 police officers in Curuguaty, Paraguay, organizations that defend human rights and farm workers point...
6 June 2013
In the blog Yluux, Paraguayan photographers Tetsu Espósito and Elton Núñez cover different themes and stories through photos of nature, religious traditions, sports, music, and more.
1 April 2013
In a slum outside Asunción, Paraguay, where a violin costs more than a house, musician Fabio Chavez is transforming children's lives by teaching them to play music with instruments made...
5 February 2013
Lino César Oviedo, Paraguayan general and polítician, died on Saturday, February 2, 2013 when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed in northern Asunción. His pilot and his bodyguard died...
17 December 2012
On December 2, a protest organised by foreigners residing in São Paulo took to the streets demanding full access to basic rights like health, security and decent work. The participants...
3 December 2012
Public opinion continues to be polarized about the Curuguaty police raid that ended in the death of six police officers and eleven farm workers. The investigation of the raid, which...