The economic history of the Republic of Paraguay
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- Paraguayan Dam Victims File Complaint with
- International Rivers Network (IRN) press release, 28
September 1996. A Paraguayan environmental and human rights
group today filed a complaint with the inspection panels of
the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
charging that the banks violated their own policies in
funding the massive Yacyreta’ Dam.
- World Bank to Bill Its Victims
- By Abid Aslam, IPS, 25 June 1998. The World Bank, found by
its own inspection panel to have botched one of the
world's most ambitious hydroelectric projects, is
offering to correct some of its mistakes—if its
Paraguayan victims foot the bill.
- Paraguay: IMF Overview
- By Jessica Woodroffe and Mark Ellis-Jones, from the
World Development Movement Report, 28 September
2000. The IMF expressed its disappointment at the
lacklustre performance resulting
the failure to implement needed structural
reforms. The rigidities embodied in present labour
market arrangements would become more evident as the economy
opened itself to world trade.