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Yluux: ‘A Window into Paraguay for the World’

I found this piece that Global Voices did on Yluux, a photoblog on Paraguay by Paraguayans. Yluxx is one of my personal favourites as they have been so extremely good in capturing the essence of Paraguay in pictures. You can read more about them... Continue Reading →

Stevia, the miracle sweetener

It was a pleasant surprise to see this morning that the BBC did a piece on Stevia and the increasing attention – and use – is getting in the US and Europe http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22758059 For those of you who have no idea... Continue Reading →

Tierra Guarani in the news!

If you haven't read my analysis on the latest Paraguay election this is your chance! Thanks to the Latin American Bureau for posting my article. You can read it here: http://lab.org.uk/cartes-wins-what-is-the-electorate-trying-to-tell-us-and-what-are-the-challenges-ahead Also big thanks to Radio Citta Aperta and to Thais Palermo... Continue Reading →

What really happened in Curuguaty?

What happened in Curuguaty? That’s the question that has been lingering in the minds of many Paraguayans after the controversial death of Vidal Vega, the peasant leader who was a key witness to the investigations of the Curuguaty massacre. Vidal... Continue Reading →

Mexican wind farms generate conflict

The Pacific coast of the isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Mexican state of Oaxaca is an ideal place for a wind farm. But the projects put in place by the Mexican government, with the support of the World Bank, are... Continue Reading →

Fundacion Esperanza: Bringing Hope to the Dominican Republic and Haiti

The Dominican Republic is the second largest economy in the Caribbean and remains one of the fastest growing in the region, yet, despite the country's remarkable recovery after the global recession, 42.4% of their population still live in poverty. It... Continue Reading →

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