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It’s not just about growth, it’s about the quality of growth…

The Financial Times (FT) did a short piece on Paraguay this week talking about the country’s economic growth.  “Gross domestic product surged by a jaw-dropping 14.8 per cent in the first quarter, compared with the same period last year, positioning Paraguay... Continue Reading →

Tomárâho Dictionary

If I’m not mistaken you probably never heard about the Tomárâho. I never did until a few weeks ago when somebody brought to my attention news about the Tomárâho Dictionary. The Tomárâho, a subgroup of the Ishir (Chamacoco) of Paraguay,... Continue Reading →

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 →

Inocencia Robada…La visita de Alf y el Topo Gigio al Paraguay

Hoy en vez de escribir algo, presto uno de los mejores articulos sobre la infancia en Paraguay que lei hasta ahora. La visita de Alf y el Topo Gigio al Paraguay (ver abajo)... doy fe de cada palabra de este... Continue Reading →

No excuses for poverty – No hay excusas para la pobreza

Recently I came across this brilliant graphic (click to enlarge) which summarises my point about Paraguay. We are a rich country in pretty much everything the world needs/wants from clean energy to soy and meat. We are a country without excuses for... 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 →

La eleccion de Cartes – Lo que el electorado está tratando de decirnos y los desafios a futuro

Horacio Cartes, un magnate de la industria del tabaco y un novato en la política, tuvo una resonante victoria en las elecciones presidenciales de Paraguay, trayendo de vuelta al poder al Partido Colorado, agrupación política que gobernó el país durante... Continue Reading →

Cartes wins – What the electorate is trying to tell us and what are the challenges ahead

Horacio Cartes, a tobacco tycoon and a political novice, had a resounding victory in Paraguayan presidential elections, bringing back to power the Colorado Party, which ruled the country with a tight grip on power for over sixty years until 2008.... Continue Reading →

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