La urgente modernización del Mercosur
El bloque comercial sudamericano está en crisis, pero ante el panorama económico sombrío provocado por la pandemia es necesario actualizarlo y fortalecerlo: la mejor vía para enfrentar la situación será hacerlo de manera regional.
Paraguay’s Response to Modernist Architecture? Clay, Mud and Timber
A new generation of builders is devising daring structures that celebrate natural materials, push for eco-consciousness — and argue for a more democratic future.
75 Drug Cartel Members Tunnel Out of Paraguay Prison
The government had known for weeks that a Brazilian drug cartel was plotting a prison break, but it was unable to stop it.
Dr. Joel Filártiga, 86, Dies; Won Human Rights Ruling in Son’s Death
After the brutal death of his teenage son in Paraguay, he won a landmark case in the United States that extended universal law against torture.
‘Massive Failure’ in Power Grid Causes Blackout in Argentina and Uruguay
The blackout, whose cause was unclear, may have affected a population greater than California’s in an area four times the size of Texas.
Roads, Smoke and Microsavings
What I learned in Paraguay and Guatemala on this year’s “win-a-trip.”
Cash, Food and Health Care All Help the Poor, but Something’s Still Missing
In a remote village in Paraguay, indigenous people are gaining hope and leaving poverty. The approach would work in rich nations, too.
In Paraguay, Fighting Graft With Eggs and Toilet Paper
Paraguayans fed up with corruption discovered that public shame was more effective than state institutions at holding crooked politicians accountable.
A Defiant Interview in a Jail Cell, Soon to Turn Into a Murder Scene
In a prison interview, a drug lord called Paraguay “the land of impunity.” Hours later, it was hard not to interpret those words as a blood bath foretold.
Brazil’s Violent Drug Trade Overruns Paraguay: ‘Scenes You Only See in Movies’
Some of Brazil’s most powerful gangs have established a foothold in neighboring Paraguay, importing havoc as they export guns and drugs. One man is at the center of much of the mayhem.
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