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Paraguay
The government has launched a probe of widespread sexual abuse during the last dictatorship. Will it be successful?
The first-ever Guaraní translation of Don Quixote was recently completed, part of a growing effort by scholars and officials to embrace Paraguay’s indigenous language.
Also: Ayotzinapa revisited; Colombia's 7 GW energy imports; the OAS Secretary General in China; and more.
Middle Eastern immigration has influenced some of Latin America's most iconic traditions.
Student protests have shaken up the country’s university system and are challenging business as usual.

Will Francis be willing to extend his more liberal discourse on economics and the environment into contentious social issues like gay rights and abortion? The outcome of his trips to Bolivia and Ecuador, earlier this week, and a visit to Paraguay, now underway, may help answer those questions.

 

By partnering with other progressive Latin American countries, Paraguay can stir things up at this year's critical UN climate meeting

The Paraguayan government’s Institution for Indigenous Affairs of Paraguay (INDI) expressed its hope on Tuesday that the Paraguayan Supreme Court will reject an appeal from two German ranching companies that have been required to return 14,404 hectares of land to an Indigenous community.

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