Asuncion

Conflict

Rioters set fire to congress in Paraguay

Furious protesters broke into the congress late Friday, ransacking lawmakers' offices and starting fires after senators approved a proposal to allow the president to run for re-election. The next day, police apparently shot dead an opposition political activist.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Paraguay's capital, Asunci�n. The World's David Leveille profiles the latest diplomatic initiative by the US Ambassador to Paraguay. It's a CD of Paraguayan folk songs sung in the indigenous language, Guarani.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Paraguay's capital, Asunci�n. The World's David Leveille profiles the latest diplomatic initiative by the US Ambassador to Paraguay. It's a CD of Paraguayan folk songs sung in the indigenous language, Guarani.

Conflict

Rioters set fire to congress in Paraguay

Furious protesters broke into the congress late Friday, ransacking lawmakers' offices and starting fires after senators approved a proposal to allow the president to run for re-election. The next day, police apparently shot dead an opposition political activist.