Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes has announced that he will not run for re-election next year, regardless of whether Congress passes an amendment to allow leaders to stand for a second…
There is anger on the streets of Paraguay, with protesters again gathering outside the Congress.
The president of Paraguay sacks the interior minister and chief of police following the fatal shooting of a young protester in the capital.
It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping
Paraguay’s new centre-right president Frederico Franco has been sworn in along with his cabinet despite strong international criticism. Franco took
Argentina has withdrawn its ambassador to Paraguay in response to Paraguay’s president being removed from office on Friday. Citing a ‘rupture of
Paraguay’s Congress has removed President Fernando Lugo from office after a rapid impeachment trial. The left-wing leader was found guilty of
Defiant amid impeachment moves, Paraguay’s president has vowed to stand and fight rather than resign. Fernando Lugo addressed the nation on