Stories about Rising Voices from August, 2012

Paraguay: Struggles and Threats Over Aché Indigenous Lands

  17 August 2012

August was supposed to be a month of prolonged celebration after the Paraguayan government transferred some 4600 hectares of ancestral lands back to the Aché indigenous community of Kuetuvy. However, an ongoing conflict with peasant groups that claim that this land should be ruled in excess has put a damper on this joyous occasion.