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Even the statues have been abused

Asuncion, Paraguay - South America's forgotten country - and now we know why!

August 4th 2012
Most people who visit South America miss out Paraguay, and when Angela and I saw the centre of Asuncion, we quickly realised why. Broken down buildings, cracked pavements, groups of teenagers swilling cans of lager in a central square, Paraguay’s capital was a dirty, down-at-heel place that seemed to know the tourists were not going to come and had therefore given up any semblance of making the ... read more
South America » Paraguay » Asunciòn » Bella Vista

Paraguayan Flag In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70), Paraguay lost two-thirds of all adult males and much of its territory. It stagnated economically for the next half century. In the Chaco War of 1932-35, large, economically important areas were ... ... read more
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