Paraguay

Paraguay’s #MeToo: 'He likes you, so he will rape you'

In the very Catholic countries of South America, feminists are fighting to change basic cultural attitudes about women. That’s the case in Paraguay, at the heart of the continent. Two women have paid a personal price to send a message about domestic violence.

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.

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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.

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.