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Mario Abdo Benítez wins the Presidency in Paraguay

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Source: Telesur / April 24, 2018 The candidate of the ruling National Republican Association-Colorado Party, Mario Abdo Benítez, won the presidential elections held this Sunday in Paraguay, reported the Superior Court of Electoral Justice (TSJE). With 96% of the polling stations, Abdo Benítez won more than 46% of the votes, […]

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Institutional Coup Attempt in Paraguay

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An Ad Hoc council entered in session outside the Congress chamber, stepping over the authority of its President and assigning power to the second Vice President, in order to pass amends that weaken the restrictions on presidential reelections. The end goal is to allow Horacio Cartes to be reelected in 2018.  By: Paulo César López / […]

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