Source: News.Nacla.org "An island surrounded by land" is how novelist Roa Bastos described his native Paraguay, as much in reference to its political and social insularity, as to its landlocked geography. With less than seven […]
The tragedy faced by Petrona Villasboa’s peasant family doesn’t seem to come to an end. The family has been affected by agrotoxic contamination for more than 3 years. This time Petrona’s 3 month-old grandchild is […]
Source: IRC Americas Program Two soccer teams played for a spot in the semifinal of the Copa Libertadores of America on July 18th in Asunción, Paraguay: River Plate from Argentina and Libertad of Paraguay. Before […]
As a result of the rapid expansion of genetically modified soybeans into the area, peasants and Indigenous people in Eastern Paraguay have become the targets of land evictions, pesticide poisoning and assassinations.