Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· January, 2009

Stories about Paraguay from January, 2009

R.E.S.C.A.T.A.R.: Dengue: Manu militari contra la irresponsabilidad

Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] writes that is shameful that the local government must threaten property owners to keep their land free of standing water, which is a breeding ground...

Paraguay: English Words in Advertising

José Ángel Lopez Barrios is not too pleased with the emergence of so many English words in advertising that are being adopted by Paraguayan stores [es]. He gives the example...

Paraguay: The Launching of the Government's News Agency

The government of Paraguay launched its News Agency, and President Fernando Lugo indicated that it will not be a source for government propaganda. Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] states that...

Paraguay: A Visit to the Jesuit Ruins

Brenda Boston visits the Jesuit Ruins located in Trinidad, Paraguay.

Paraguay: Assassination of Martín Ocampos Páez

El Yacare [es] writes about the assassination of community radio director Martín Ocampos Páez in his house near the Horqueta district in Paraguay and that he has been threatened by...

Paraguay: Time Calculations

Muna Annahas provides the details for “Paraguayan time” and how someone must account for this in their time calculations.

Paraguay: The Direction of the Country

Liam of Políticamente Incorrecto [es] reflects on the direction that Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo is taking the country, and provides a bit of advice that he should become a closer...

Paraguay: New Year's Celebrations and Accidents

New Year's celebrations are very loud in Paraguay, but Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] writes that there were cases of stray bullets from those revelers who fired their guns in...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site