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· August, 2008

Stories about Paraguay from August, 2008

Paraguay: President Lugo to Forgo Salary

Fernando Lugo's presidency started with an announcement that he would forgo his monthly salary. "I don't need that salary, which belongs to the poor," said Lugo. Different local bloggers see...

Paraguay: Following Lugo's Inauguration on Flickr

Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo started the use of Flickr in January 2008 as a way to document his appearances during the campaign. After being sworn in as the new president...

Paraguay: Last Day in Power for Colorado Party

August 14 was the last day that the Colorado Party would be in power, as the new administration of Fernando Lugo is set to begin a new era in Paraguay,...

Paraguay: Luis Lindstron Remains Kidnapped

Paraguayan cattlerancher Luis Lindstron was kidnapped more than two weeks ago. There is still no sign of him. Mabel Rehnfeldt of El Dedo en La Llaga [es] writes an open...

Paraguay: Book and Paraguayan Author Fair

El Yacare [es] posts the activities of the Book and Paraguayan Author Fair to be held from August 13-15 in Asuncion.

Paraguay: The Start of Lugo's Political Career at Citizen's March

Carlos Rodríguez of RESCATAR [es] recalls the beginning of Paraguayan president-elect Fernando Lugo's political career, when he spoke at a citizen's march in 2006where he called for the resignation of...

Paraguay: Nobel Prize Winner Stiglitz Wants to Advise New President

The winner of a Nobel Prize in Economy, Joseph Stiglitz will be in Paraguay later this month to participate in the inaugural events of incoming president Fernando Lugo. He also...

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