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Guarani

The currency of Paraguay. It was introduced in 1944, replacing the Paraguayan peso. It was pegged to the U.S. dollar between 1960 and 1985. It is now the least valuable currency in North and South America.
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Guarani has seven mills in the top sugar producing state of Sao Paulo.
Last month, a Guarani community in Mato Grosso complained that a stream, their main source of water, had been polluted with a thick layer of white foam in the midst of a bitter land dispute with a local rancher located upstream.
Over the past decade, countless Guarani leaders have been assassinated by such gunmen -- who are known to the tribes-people that see them during the day wearing their security uniforms.
The project, run in partnership with the Size of Wales charity and CPI, aims to strengthen the ability of the Guarani population to defend their land rights and be part of the decision making processes that determine the fate of their forest.
Misiones has about one hundred Guarani communities of the Mbya and Ava Chiripa.
Los tres poemas de Roa Bastos sobre la creacion guarani provienen del texto El genesis de los Apapokuva y tambien aparecen en una seccion de una antologia poetica publicada por Ediciones Colihue titulada simplemente Poesia bajo el subtitulo "Ynipyru," una palabra guarani que no aparece traducida en la obra.
The first section details the rise of Guarani actors and the emergence of EIB (1980s-1994).
Stolen Spirit" is a vividly illustrated story about a Guarani (Brazilian) Indian boy of 14 who dreams of an encounter with a Portuguese explorer during his sacred alone time of initiation into adulthood.
The following non-Amazonian ethnic groups were evaluated: 1) the Xikrin, Gorotire, and Kuben-Kran-Kegn, who live in a transition region between the Amazonian forest and the savannah of central Brazil; 2) the Kraho, from a savannah region of central Brazil; 3) the Ayoreo, from 3 different localities of the Chaco region of Bolivia and Paraguay; 4) the Kaingang, from Ivai and Rio das Cobras in southern Brazil; and 5) the Guarani, from Rio das Cobras, in southern Brazil (Figure).
Languages: Spanish (language of business and government), Guarani (spoken and understood by 90% of the population).
It is extremely significant that part of Lugo's 2008 presidential acceptance speech was in Guarani, the language of the majority of Paraguayans; as significant as the attendance of "the octogenarian Ernesto Cardenal, the priest-poet of liberation theology .
The fat lady hasn't sung," he said of the Guarani well drilled on the BMS-22 offshore block.