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In the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion, there is a village called Cateura built practically on top of the city's main landfill. Families eke out a living sorting through the trash and selling whatever valuables they can find. Like many high poverty...
Tags: Skype, Music, Arts and Culture, China, Culture
Latin American countries are among the most upbeat in the world, while Singapore, Armenia and Iraq fall at the bottom in “positive emotions,” according to a Gallup poll released this week. Researchers who surveyed people in 148 countries...
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RockwoodPablo and Claunette Mora, of South America, have traveled more than 4,700 miles to bring not only cultural awareness, but also their own moral insight to students half way across the world. Pablo Mora has been the leader of a Paraguayan Methodist church...
KTLA NewsASUNCION, Paraguay -- A baby declared dead by doctors miraculously woke up just in time for his funeral wake, according to family members. The infant was born 16 weeks premature and pronounced dead Friday by doctors at a hospital in Paraguay. Doctors...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Infants, Health, Death, Family
VarietyPerhaps Daniele Incalcaterra and Fausta Quattrini started "Impenetrable" thinking they'd make a simple docu about Incalcaterra giving land in Paraguay back to native inhabitants, but his attempt to complete this do-gooding act became nightmarishly...
Tags: Politics, Indigenous People, Interior Policy
Prensa AsociadaSAN JUAN, Argentina (AP) -- Venezuela pasó de ser sorpresa a realidad y avanzó por primera vez en su historia a las semifinales de la Copa América al vencer el domingo 2-1 a Chile. La Vinotinto enfrentará el miércoles en Mendoza a Paraguay por un...
A look at some notable power outages around the world: July 31, 2012: Three power grids across half of India fail in what authorities call overdrawing of the system, leaving a record 620 million people without power for several hours and raising...
Tags: Italy, Renewable Energy, Hydroelectricity, India, Germany
Todo empezó con un almuerzo de arroz con frijoles (o porotos, como los llaman en Paraguay). Berta Rojas, una destacada guitarrista clásica paraguaya, le envió tímidamente un e-mail a Paquito D'Rivera para indagar si éste escucharía su propuesta, y el...
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ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — A stray dog is getting credit for thwarting a prison breakout in Paraguay. Officials say three dangerous inmates dug a tunnel from their cell to the street and were just about to break free when the dog began to bark and...
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Imagine my surprise this morning when I saw letters from apparently well-fed individuals complaining about paying unemployment insurance. For all those beleaguered employers who don't want to pay unemployment benefits I've got a solution: Hire illegal...
South Florida Sun-SentinelLas selecciones de fútbol de Ecuador y Paraguay igualaron 0-0 el domingo y protagonizaron el segundo empate sin goles del grupo B de la Copa América que se disputa en Argentina, luego de que Brasil y Venezuela también terminaran emparejados su partido....
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