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· December, 2008

Stories about Paraguay from December, 2008

Paraguay: Literacy Programs To Arrive

After Paraguay president Fernando Lugo attended a celebration in Bolivia, in which it was declared that the country was free of illiteracy, he stated that the Venezuelan and Cuban teachers...

Paraguay: The President's Name and Nepotism

Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] wonders which is Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo's true viewpoint regarding nepotism and relatives receiving help to find employment.

Global Health: 2008 Blogs In Review

Bloggers in 2008 showed all the ways in which global health is interconnected with other issues, by covering health stories that touched on everything from poverty and women's rights to...

Americas: A Look Back at 2008

In 2008, the Latin American team from Global Voices helped add context and helped highlight voices of bloggers that wrote about the numerous news stories that took place across the...

Paraguay: Possibe New Press Law

Edgar Ruiz Diaz of Las Preguntas de Venerando [es] is a little worried about the a possible proposal for a new Press Law in Paraguay.

Paraguay: Community Radio Stations Operating Under Pirate Frequencies

Many community radio stations in Paraguay have to operate with pirate frequencies due to the unavailability of space writes Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es].

Paraguay: Jesuit Ruins

Osval visits the Jesuit ruins in Paraguay [es/en], where the Tupi-Guaraní indigenous groups were taught by the Roman Catholic group.

Paraguay: The Leaf Stevia Used as Sweetener

Brenda writes about Stevia, a Paraguayan leaf often used for sweetener, which is also thought to have healing properties.

Paraguay: The First 100 Days of Lugo's Presidency

The first 100 days have passed since Paraguay’s elected President Fernando Lugo assumed power last August. Paraguayans were eager for a change, a change that had raised so many expectations...

Paraguay: Dependence on Brazil for Bridge Costs

A new bridge over the Paraná River will join Paraguay and Brazil. However, the costs will be financed entirely by Brazil, and Michael Quomo of Zoopolitica [es] believes that it...

Paraguay: Heavy Rains for the Country

Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] notices that Paraguay continues to be hit by heavy rains and that the country once was a country with balanced and frequent rains, but lately...

Video: Eliminating Violence against Women

A series of videos bring attention to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25th and to the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence...

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