The 1973 Treaty stipulates that Itaipú dam is not-for-profit, which means it’s supposed to operate at cost. Q: how might both states *legally* derive money from the dam, given these conditions?
Nearly 2 million Paraguayans live abroad + send back vital remittances, but many in Paraguay now oppose the UN pact to protect migrants + refugees thanks to a Trump-esque social movement.
Presentation: Paraguay & Nuclear Rapprochement between Argentina and Brazil at the AmAnthro2018 Conference
Catastrophic Hypotheses, Energy Infrastructure, and Environmental Diplomacy as State Power in South America
Friday, November 16, 2018
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Room: Hilton, Lobby/Street Level, Almaden Ballroom II
It’s through art that silenced stories get told. Paz Encina’s beautiful meditation on the disappearance of Agustín Goiburú, medical doctor and Paraguayan dissident.
Geoengineering saved Paraguay’s Atlantic Forest in the 19th century. It can do it again in the 21st, in the face of massive soy-led deforestation. The example of Swiss naturalist Moises Bertoni shows the way.
Hundreds of people sit on the street every week in the hottest jazz capital. New York? Rio? Paris? No. Asunción, Paraguay. Never in my life have I ever seen a … Continue reading
Public Talk in Asunción: Itaipú, conflictos y estrategia política en la administración de Fernando Lugo (Chatting w/the Experts Series)
I am delighted to participate in the Paraguayan Fulbright Association’s “Chatting with the Experts” Series this week in Asunción, Paraguay. I’ll be speaking on my research on hydroelectricity and energy … Continue reading