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Stories about Paraguay
15 April 2017
In this first article we present a summary of the series "To eat better", which follows Paraguayans fighting for the right to adequate food and responsible use of land.
16 March 2017
7 March 2017
In the latest installment of the series 'Cows That Fly, Schools That Crumble', two students are forced to make a dangerous river crossing to get to class.
1 March 2017
"...if you give young women a chance by giving them an education, they can become valuable," says director Samantha Grant about her film "Daughters of the Forest".
9 January 2017
23 December 2016
10 December 2016
The education crisis in Paraguay can also be seen at its private universities: institutions that see millionaire profits, with courses that are impossible to finish for many of the students.
29 November 2016
Through Hardships to the Stars: These Latin American Children Won’t Let Garbage Stand in the Way of Music
“Per aspera ad astra” means reaching the stars despite hardships. Youngsters from Mexico and Paraguay, whether living among garbage or using it to build musical instruments, are doing just that.
22 November 2016
In light of current legislation that could allow for a frontal assault against the abuse of Paraguayan women, Kurtural gathered testimonies and reflections regarding abuse, institutional aloofness, and society's burden.
18 October 2016
The first in a series by Kurtural on Paraguayan education and how the country is taking this right for all and turning it into a privilege for a few.
24 August 2016
31 May 2016
"The Curuguaty massacre can be seen as an event orchestrated to feed the trial and the parliamentary coup against Fernando Lugo’s government."
22 January 2016
10 September 2015
28 August 2015
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.
22 May 2015
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.