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The trip comes after a GlobalPost investigation into the rise in Paraguay of a priest accused of molestation in the US.
Paraguay’s space oddity is actually not so odd when you think about it. Here are a few reasons why.
If you look closely among the protesters, you may spot some activist attorneys.
Pope Francis has promised not to tolerate more sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Argentine victims wish the former Buenos Aires archbishop had taken that stance years ago.
Everything you could ever want to buy in Brazil comes in green and yellow.
It was a wild scene.
An investigation into rogue priest Carlos Urrutigoity, an Argentine national long accused of abusing young men, is having deep reverberations.
Bishops from Switzerland to Scranton warn that he's a threat to youths. GlobalPost finds Carlos Urrutigoity leading Mass in a remote South American church, where young seminarians are enthralled and critics are alarmed.
From ganja to Guantanamo, there's a stunning array of topics for Jose Mujica and Barack Obama to discuss.
Illicit high-grade Uruguayan marijuana is so copious the local press is calling it a ‘cannabis spring.’
Researching medicinal weed in the US is a real pain. Cue Uruguay.
While officials in Uruguay debate the possibility, we got curious how it would even work. Here's what we found.
Lucia Topolansky: Senator, ex-guerrilla, prison escapee, torture survivor, blonde-bombshell-turned-wild-haired, farm-living, hard-as-nails first lady.
Who are the Gitmo prisoners set for release? It's still unconfirmed, but when President Mujica mentioned their nationalities, he left little room for doubt.
While it waits for weed to grow, the South American country could turn to Canadian pot producers to kickstart its newly legalized marijuana industry, top lawmakers — including the first lady — tell GlobalPost.
The past two years were about as bad as superstition predicted. Will 2014 be a turnaround?
One of the world's worst droughts has been quietly killing farms in northeastern Brazil. GlobalPost took a weeklong trip to see how they're faring.
Severe droughts used to kill people along with crops and cows. Something's very different this time around.
How drought is sapping the mojo from Brazil's cowboy capital.
Media have hyped up the tiny South American country that just legalized weed. Sorry for the buzz kill, but …