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Paraguay: high-ranking officials sacked over activist's death

The president of Paraguay sacks the interior minister and chief of police following the fatal shooting of a young protester in the capital.

The president of Paraguay sacks the interior minister and chief of police following the fatal shooting of a young protester in the capital.

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Paraguay suspended from MERCOSUR

It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping

It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping

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Paraguay's new president appoints cabinet

Paraguay’s new centre-right president Frederico Franco has been sworn in along with his cabinet despite strong international criticism. Franco took

Paraguay’s new centre-right president Frederico Franco has been sworn in along with his cabinet despite strong international criticism. Franco took

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New Paraguay president prompts diplomatic pressure

Argentina has withdrawn its ambassador to Paraguay in response to Paraguay’s president being removed from office on Friday. Citing a ‘rupture of

Argentina has withdrawn its ambassador to Paraguay in response to Paraguay’s president being removed from office on Friday. Citing a ‘rupture of

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Paraguay's President Lugo ousted from power

Paraguay’s Congress has removed President Fernando Lugo from office after a rapid impeachment trial. The left-wing leader was found guilty of

Paraguay’s Congress has removed President Fernando Lugo from office after a rapid impeachment trial. The left-wing leader was found guilty of

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Paraguay President pledges to fight impeachment

Defiant amid impeachment moves, Paraguay’s president has vowed to stand and fight rather than resign. Fernando Lugo addressed the nation on

Defiant amid impeachment moves, Paraguay’s president has vowed to stand and fight rather than resign. Fernando Lugo addressed the nation on