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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

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

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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


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

Mutant mosquitoes could fight Zika in Florida, but misinformation spreads

"You're not doing it right if you're in a hurry ... to scare away their chief industry and scar their community. And they're more afraid of the hero than the monster. An hour away, in a small city cal... 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

Longmont nonprofit is a growing force for Native American prosperity

Despite less than 400 Native Americans living in Longmont, the fight to ... a year on food produced outside the community, much of which was flour. The First Nations Development Institute helped pay f... read more

‘Sesame Street’ just introduced a storyline about a young Muppet experiencing homelessness in an effort to end the stigma

"Sesame Street" is having one of its Muppets experience homelessness for the first time, in hopes of relating to the growing ... are fighting over could be part of the solution. SEE ALSO: I spent the ... read more

For this fruit company, it's all about the niche

Ninety years ago, the Auvil brothers, Grady, Robert and David, bought 22 acres in this community north of Wenatchee ... We’re a very capital-intensive business and fight for every bit of margin we can ... read more



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