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On my first trip to Asunción, I firmly decided that I did not like the city. It was dirty. It was gritty. It had no culture. 765 more words

An 11-Year-Old Rape Victim Who Was Denied an Abortion in Paraguay Has Given Birth

(ASUNCION, Paraguay) — An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights groups. 563 more words

Paraguay’s museum of mud – and so much more

An unprepossessing locality in Asunción hides the Museo del Barro, a fresh and exciting museum of history, politics, culture and tradition


Me writing about a Paraguayan newspaper writing about me writing about Paraguay!

Since my book’s out soon, the Guardian asked me to write their ‘A great little place I know…‘ column this week about somewhere memorable from my travels researching anthems. 144 more words



In a nut shell, we found hitchhiking from Cordoba to Asuncion very difficult. It probably had something to do with us not finding the best service stations and there being two of us each with pretty hefty looking backpacks.   1,807 more words


My First Solo Adventure!

Living in Paraguay is an adventure in and of itself, but some things are more adventurous than others, one of them being going somewhere by myself. 505 more words


Iberia targets Tokyo, Doha, Johannesburg, Toronto, Guadalajara, Managua, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Brasilia, and Asuncion in long haul expansion

Iberia is to examine opening new routes (and in some cases re-instating routes) to Tokyo, Doha, Johannesburg, Toronto, Guadalajara (Mexico), Managua (Nicaragua), San Juan de Puerto Rico, Brasilia and Asuncion (Paraguay) … 282 more words