What is this movement that is shaking the structure of Paraguay’s public higher education from its foundations?

In case you haven’t heard of it at all, thousands of paraguayan university students have led demonstrations for the past week demanding quality education and an end to corruption.

Claims of influence trafficking, nepotism, corruption and destruction of evidence and a whole network of accomplices have tainted the legacy of Chancellor Froilan Peralta. Froilan is now the former head of the National University of Asuncion UNA, thanks to the pressure created by the student movement. After a long, hollywood-esque stand-off…

Ka Rodríguez

Peace and Global Studies BA @earlham1847 | @UWCCostaRica scholar | @gg__py staff | Feminism, Human Rights, geekdom and sometimes a pinch of humor.

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