Ten Things You Might Not Have Known About Paraguay and Were Afraid to Ask April 21st 2006 1. Corruption - Paraguay was declared the third most corrupt country on earth by Transparency International’s 2002’s Corruption Perceptions Index (out of 102 nations ranked). In order to combat this, Paul teaches a class on political ethics at his site in Pilar. My question is: Is it ethical to teach ethics in such an unethical society? 😉 Won’t the students who take Paul’s teachings ... read more
South America » Paraguay 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
Last year I wrote about my trip to South America (Paraguay and Brazil). This year's destination did not involve any international travel, just a nine hour drive across country with some old friends to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio and then to check out the sights in Chicago, Illinois.
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