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.

Global Politics

Paraguay's new president

Host Lisa Mullins discusses the outcome of Paraguay's presidential election with the US Ambassador to Paraguay, James Cason; former Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo won the election, ending more than 60 years of one-party rule in Paraguay.



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.