On Jan. 21, another exciting People's World teleconference took place.
The dispute on the status of descendants of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic is now the subject of negotiations hosted by Nicolas Maduro.
Some have suggested the German "Word of the Year" should be "whistleblower" - in the escalating Denglish language here breezily called "Neu-Deutsch" ("New German").
Already assassins had killed activist rapper Gerson Martínez, community leader Giovanny Leiton, Leiton's life partner, and unionist Ever Luis Marin Rolong.
The so-called "legal" coup that removed Fernando Lugo from power set the stage for large agricultural corporations to establish control over Paraguay's government.