Paraguay Revokes Lugo’s Trial

Yesterday the Supreme Constitutional Chamber of Paraguay admitted the use of an unconstitutional resource presented by the former president Fernando Lugo. The former president seeks the annulment of the political trial that caused his destitution. With this admission, the...

Chavez Increases Tensions with Paraguay

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez ordered the retreat of their military officers in Asuncion, and defended his foreign minister, who was being accused inciting a rebellion. The senate of Paraguay rejected the measures of Mercosur. Chavez ordered his military troop to be...

Paraguay Insists that Venezuela and Ecuador were Involved in their Crisis

Paraguayan government presented a video, in which, according to authorities, it would prove Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro, met with military leaders to attempt a rising in favor of ousted president Fernando Lugo. Defense minister of Paraguay, Mary Liz Garcia,...

Patino Denies Paraguay’s Accusations

This Friday members of the Ecuadorian diplomacy rejected the accusations formulated by the recently named minister of Defense, Maria Liz Garcia, who claimed that Ecuadorian embassy in Paraguay and the Venezuelan foreign minister, Nicolas Maduro, met with members of the Armed...

Lugo’s Destitution Captures All the Attention in Mercosur

The summit of Mercosur that started today in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, would discuss the institutional situation of Paraguay. After the destitution of Fernando Lugo because of the parliaments decision last Friday. His successor Federico Franco was not invited to the...

Lugo is Scheduled to Attend Mercosur Summit in Mendoza

Ousted Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo qualified the country’s new government as illegitimate and called for democracy to be restored. Lugo pointed out that the his removal from office was “a parliamentary coup against the will of the people.” The former president said that he...

Several Governments Don’t Acknowledge Paraguay’s New President

Countries like Argentina, Bolivia, Dominican Republic and Venezuela qualified the destitution of Fernando Lugo as a  ‘coup de etat’ and pointed out that they will not acknowledge the new chief of State of Paraguay, Federico Franco. The government of Costa Rica expressed their...
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Legislators approve trial of Fernando Lugo

This morning, Paraguayan legislators approved to initiate the impeachment against President Fernando Lugo, allegedly responsible for the slaughter that left 17 dead while he, his staff and the 3 leaders of the Armed Forces, were at the government palace. Blas Llano, president of...