Paraguay's Leftist President Ousted by Congress

Paraguay's Leftist President Ousted by Congress

Asunción : Paraguay | Jun 22, 2012 at 5:27 PM PDT
Source: Newyork Times
Views: Pending
Paraguay's Congress removed President Fernando Lugo from office after a lightning-quick impeachment trial on Friday that he said was tantamount to a coup but pledged to accept. Norberto Duarte/Agence France-Presse Getty Images People demonstrated in support of President Fernando... FULL ARTICLE AT Newyork Times
1 of 1
U.S. National Park Service police oust protesters as they clear out the Occupy DC encampment in Washington
U.S. National Park Service police oust protesters as they clear out the Occupy DC encampment in Washington
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Credibility
  • Wait... Flag

News Stories

  • Paraguay Kicks Out President, Latin America Cries Foul

    Paraguay President Fernando Lugo has stepped down following a rapid impeachment procedure passed in Congress. Federico Franco has already assumed office as the country's new president. The development of Paraguay 's political crisis has been however...
  • Daily U.S. Casualties

      Tulsa World
    As of Friday, at least 1,886 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S...The latest identifications reported by the military: Three soldiers died Wednesday in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when...
  • Outcry in Latin America as Paraguay leader ousted

      Kuwait News Business
    June 23, 2012 (AFP) -Paraguayan lawmakers have impeached president Fernando Lugo over his handling of a deadly land dispute, prompting an angry din across Latin America and refusals to recognize his successor. In a 39-to-4 vote Friday, senators found...
  • U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

      Newyork Times
    June 22, 2012 The Department of Defense has identified 2,001 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations...II, 36, Specialist, Army; Columbia, S.C.; 133rd Military Police Company, 51st Military Police...
  • Paraguay's Senate ousts nation's president

      Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Paraguay's Senate voted Friday to oust President Fernando Lugo for allegedly encouraging land seizures and fomenting violence, in a move condemned by Mr. Lugo's allies in Venezuela and Ecuador as a near coup. The opposition-controlled upper house...
  • Paraguay's Nascent Occupy Movement Cut Short

    The violence comes as a result of ongoing conflict between landless peasants and landed elites, an issue that Lugo has failed to properly address thus far in his administration. Underscoring recent developments is a political environment consistently...



More From Allvoices

Most Commented Reports

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.