Marking another anniversary of the enacting of Paraguay's Constitution of 1967 which declared it as the country's second official language, local authorities Thursday celebrated one new episode of Guarani Language Day. The country's other official language is, of course, Spanish.
Education authorities in the Argentine province of Corrientes Wednesday launched a variety of Guarani programs whereby students can get various college-type degrees for the teaching of the ancestral language.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced the company will add 24 new languages to its widespread translating tool, including Guarani, Aymara and Quechua, which are spoken by native communities in South America.
The City Hall of Paraguay's capital has this week declared the weasel, also known locally for its Guarani name mykurẽ, as an animal of value and importance.
The Government of Paraguay has issued a decree whereby civil servants are encouraged to wear clothing made of the ancestral ao po'i fabric on Fridays to promote and protect the country's heritage.
The demand for Paraguayan guaranís in the Argentine province of Misiones has been developed as desperate locals are unable to find US dollar bills with which to protect their savings from rampant devaluation and growing inflation, it was reported.
São Paulo Mayor Ricardo Nunes Thursday sent a by to the local City Council whereby Guarani would be declared the second official language of South America's largest city.
The Guarani tribes that lived in South America in the 17th century used to play a sport similar to soccer when the Jesuits arrived to establish their missions, claims a video based on historical documents released by Paraguay’s Secretary for Culture. Entitled “The Guaranies invented soccer,” the video collects findings made by anthropologists who studied the Jesuits’ legacy in the country.
Lawmakers from the Brazilian farm state of Mato Grosso do Sul asked President Dilma Rousseff's government to send troops to end land invasions by Indigenous people claiming their ancestral territory.
Violent disputes over indigenous land are on the rise in Brazil, sparking heightened militancy by natives angered by broken promises of compensation and slower government registrations.