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· 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...

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