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Paraguay

Country archive · 79 posts


Latest stories about Paraguay

16 March 2014

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Accused of Murder and Desperate for Justice, Peasants on Hunger Strike in Paraguay

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

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VIDEOS: Argentina's Melting Pot of Culinary Traditions

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.

9 December 2013

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Facebook in Guarani: What is Facebook Doing in Paraguay?

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.

24 October 2013

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This Weekend at Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge (Part II)

Technology for Transparency Network

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

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Developing Latin America 2013: An ‘Apps Challenge’ for Social Impact

Technology for Transparency Network

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

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Paraguay's New President is Sworn in

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

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Public Transit Strike Paralyzes Paraguay

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.

20 June 2013

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A Year of Demanding Justice in Paraguay: What Happened in Curuguaty?

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

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PHOTOS: ‘A Window into Paraguay for the World’

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

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Filmmakers Crowdfund Documentary on Paraguay's ‘Recycled Orchestra’

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...

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