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On April 21, 2013

As we should all have expected, the Paraguayan quasi-coup that forced Fernando Lugo out of office seems to have worked out pretty well for the oligarchs, likely ushering them back into power and makin

The Paraguayan Argo

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On February 25, 2013
Very interesting: Which is where Paraguay’s own “Argo” enters into the story. After Jimmy Carter denied Somoza asylum, he headed to Paraguay, where General Alfredo Stroessner’s right-wing military regime governed. Outraged at the presence of this symbol of right-wing repression, corruption, and greed, according to archival materials four men and three women from the ERP […]

Paraguay

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On January 15, 2013

Colin with a good run-down of recent news about the quasi-coup that forced Fernando Lugo from power in Paraguay last year. It sounds like a combination of gratuitous police violence toward the poor th

Paraguay

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On June 23, 2012

Yesterday, the Paraguayan Senate removed democratically-elected leftist president Fernando Lugo from power in what probably isn’t technically a coup since the Senate followed the Constitution. B

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