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· February, 2009

Stories about Paraguay from February, 2009

Paraguay: Why Do Fellow Citizens Leave the Country?

“Why do Paraguayans leave our country?” writes Jasy Moroti on Somos Paraguayos [es] and lists some of the reasons including not being given opportunities, sometimes based on the personal interests...

Paraguay: Mistake During Her Time as Nanny

L.M. shares her story with Somos Paraguayos [es] about her mistake of stealing from the family she had been working for as a nanny in Miami and the lessons she...

Paraguay: Visit to Planetarium in Sajonia

Mirtha González of Cuerpo y Alma [es] recommends readers to visit the planetarium in the Sajonia area of Asunción, Paraguay. As a trip with her son, she listened to an...

Paraguay: The Typical Dish of Vori Vori

Vori Vori is a typical Paraguayan dish which is a soup with corn balls and meat and chicken, as described by Camino al Paraguay [es].

Paraguay: Drunk Driving Fines

More than one million dollars have been collected as fines by Paraguayans who have been driving under the influence of alcohol writes Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es].

Paraguay: Immigrants Tell Their Stories

It is a common story across Latin America, where immigrants set off to find greener pastures in neighboring or distant countries. It is no different for Paraguayans, who leave behind...

Paraguay: Stadium Collapse Kills Two Police Officers

Daniel Ortiz of El Peatón [es] criticizes the authorities’ failure to inspect the Defensores del Chaco stadium, where two Paraguayan police were killed after part of the structure collapsed.

Paraguay: Good News for Diabetics

López Barrio has good news for diabetics in Paraguay [es] with the release of a new device to automatically release insulin which is being sponsored by the Paraguayan Diabetes Foundation...

Paraguay: Loofah and Plastic makes a home

Loofah gourd (luffa cylindrica) by Laura512 Paraguayan innovator Elsa Zaldívar has won the 2008 Rolex Award for Enterprise thanks to her project which consists of not only training women heads...

Paraguay: Jasy Jatere in Guaraní Mythology

In Paraguay, Jasy Jatere is an important figure in Guaraní mythology. Muna Annahas explains how adults would “scare us about the Jasy Jatere to make sure that we will stay...

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