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A former adviser to the two left-wing parties in Paraguay argues that the fact that Horacio Cartes was new to politics, coupled with the inadequacies of the left, allowed the Colorados to appear as the new kids on the block.
'Paraguayans are landless lodgers in their country, with no right to share in the country's production.' Fernando Martínez Escobar says that none of the candidates wanted to change the economic model that makes Paraguay a 'poverty factory'.
The President's downfall shows how hard it is to achieve change in a political system mired in the past.
The trial of the former Guatemalan military ruler has heard most of the witnesses, but it is being repeatedly halted by legal challenges from the defence.
After the 2012 Curuguaty massacre it's time to question the allegiances of US agencies.
Press photographer shot by motorcycle assassins: the second such killing this year.
Research by ICIJ reveals that Paraguay's new president is head of a secret bank set up in the Cook Islands.
A new exhibition in London by Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado takes us to the last unspoilt regions of the planet.
FREE CONCERT Jorge Morales F. in concert with Tony Corden, Corina Piatti and John Cuevas at Bolivar Hall.

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