The Paraguayan capital briefly became a battleground between police, protesters and politicians.
One protester was killed and several senators bloodied as Paraguayans rebelled against what they consider an unconstitutional attempt to extend President Horacio Cartes' term.
Who will get to go to the Palacio de los López?
Paraguay remains divided over whether to allow former presidents to run for reelection, and time is running out to decide who can – and cannot – declare their candidacy for the 2018 election.
To serve another term as president of Paraguay, where reelection is not allowed, Horacio Cartes might need to resign first.
Paraguay doesn't allow presidents to be reelected, but three of the five candidates setting their sights on 2018 are current or former heads of state.
An 18th-century painting shows an indigenous woman with her Spanish husband and their child. The plaque reads: ‘From a Spaniard and an Indian is produced a mestizo.’
The strange and enlightening tale of a South American dictator who tried to prevent white people from marrying other white people.
The Parana River in moonlight.
A professor of literature who is also a poet tackles the issue of the inroads technology has made in the relationship between teacher and learner.
The political tumult in Paraguay will have significant ramifications for future economic engagement between South American countries and Australia.
World Cup qualifiers in South America are renowned for their ferocity. For Uruguayans, there is more at stake than national pride. Even a “friendly” against Argentina or Brazil is a chance for revenge…