Dec 16, 2012
Mennonites find prosperity in Paraguay...
With Bible in hand as a shield against adversity, Paraguay's Mennonites have celebrated their bounty 85 years after settling in the inhospitable plains known as El Chaco.
MOPC to relaunch US$55mn Chaco pipeline tender in coming weeks
Paraguay's public works and communications ministry will soon relaunch a US$55mn project to build the Chaco potable water pipeline.
South China Morning Post
Paraguayan forests fall before ranchers
Tribes of hunter-gatherers face decimation as farmers feed their hunger for land by razing the Chaco thorn forest, where new species are still being found The Chaco thorn forest, a domain so forbidding that Paraguayans call it their "green hell", covers an expanse about the size of Poland.
Innovative, feminist flamenco
The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival is Monday to April 1. From left, Leslie Roy- bal, Rocio Sanchez, Eva Arriaga, Alicia Blumenfeld, Kumiko Koide.