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Rhode Island lawsuit argues that the Constitution guarantees a right to sufficient education to be an informed citizen

Even that adequacy standard has weakened over the years, as right-wing governments have systematically gutted education budgets, and in 20 states, the state supreme court will not hear challenges to e... read more

In Paraguay, a Community Fights for the Right to Grow Food

This post is an abridged version of a story produced by Kurtural and published on Global Voices with the author’s permission. It is part of the series “The landless don’t go to the supermarket,” which ... read more

Indigenous Brazilians Learn to Fight for the Right to Food

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, May 21 2013 (IPS) - Indigenous communities in remote areas of Brazil have begun to recognise that they have the right to not be hungry ... in Mato Grosso do Sol and neighbouring ... read more

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Why the Roots of Paraguay’s Averted Constitutional Crisis Lie in the Countryside

ASUNCION, Paraguay—The dramatic events that took place on the evening of March 31 grabbed an unusual amount of international media attention for Paraguay. After months of behind-the-scenes preparation... read more

Saying No to Soy: The Campesino Struggle for Sustainable Agriculture in Paraguay

Across Latin America, incomplete or corrupt agrarian reforms have left farmers fighting for their right to grow food for themselves. The flourishing soybean industry in Paraguay is leading ... fields ... read more

Paraguay Okakuaa: Supporting the Fight to End Child Labor

According to official data, 400,000 boys and girls are affected by child labor in Paraguay ... community of Rincón 1, children have been able to participate in an “Espacio para Crecer” (EpC) where eve... read more

Prosecuting War Criminals Would Be A Lot Easier If Not For The United States' Resistance

The Tribunals’ success and the international community’s zeal to forge a new ... were major milestones in the long fight toward overcoming impunity in international crimes. read more

Labor Rights for All: The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery

Women from 40 countries—nannies, housecleaners, community organizers, and trade unionists—gathered ... In fact there were none of the trappings of the numerous international conferences to fight the e... read more

Indigenous people fighting for land rights

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 2.5 billion people depend on indigenous and community ... right to withhold consent for intensive agriculture projects on their customary lan... read more

Eyes on US Troops in Paraguay as Bolivian Election Nears

The report explained that "bilateral relations between the U.S. and Paraguay are strong, with Paraguay providing excellent cooperation in the fight against terrorism ... the suicide bomber who blew up ... read more

A Healthy Food Movement Is Gaining Momentum in Paraguay

The #jakaruporahagua series (meaning “to eat well” in the Guaraní language), published by the Paraguayan independent news site Kurtural, follows the movement with the same name and its fight ... peopl... read more

Paraguay’s transparency alchemists

A decade-long campaign by José Daniel Vargas-Téllez, a radio host at a small community station in Asunción, and other right to information advocates ... be important elements to enable Paraguay’s tran... read more

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