Stories about Paraguay
"Although Paraguay transitioned to a democracy in the years after the dictatorship ended, subsequent elections saw circles close to Stroessner stay in power"
"They do not want us here. They want an alternative Asunción, one where those in need are not in sight."
Mariano Castro fought to create a home for his family the traditional way, by occupying land and forming settlements. For his sons, it went terribly wrong.
"Liberty, for me, is that all men and women have the possibility of working and living with dignity..."
'For the Ava Guarani, it's impossible to comply with an agreement that is already broken.'
The community of Primero de Marzo can't sell their produce in a country where 700,000 people go hungry every day.
Investigators of the organization Earthsight revealed that the largest exporter of Paraguayan charcoal, a company associated with Paraguay's public works minister, deforests about 10 football fields of land per day.
"Art is uncomfortable, you can never feel comfortable," says Paraguayan artist Enrique Collar who is now living in The Netherlands.
The uncontrolled use of personal data means your financial past and health information can be used against you when applying for jobs, enrolling in schools and much more...
Sexual harassment is a domination strategy that many medical students have had to contend with in one of the most important universities in Paraguay.
Thousands of Paraguayan women are forced to move to Argentina and Spain as caregivers while leaving their own families behind to be cared for by other women.
Students who report their professors for sexual harassment face a trinity of impunity in the state, the Catholic Church, and academia.
The ‘Chain of Care’ Allowing Mothers to Attend College in Paraguay Has Nothing to Do with Government
In a country where childcare options are almost non-existent, the only support for women students with children comes from their families.
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.
"...the official versions have only raised more questions and [have deepened] doubt surrounding already untrustworthy state security agencies."
"I envy the opportunities they have on the the other side of the river. For us, this is another world."
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.
"...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".
Paying for higher education in Paraguay is difficult for most citizens. For indigenous women, it is doubly difficult.