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· July, 2011

Stories about Paraguay from July, 2011

Paraguay: Congress Rejects Amendment That Would Allow Presidential Re-Election

15 July 2011

Americas Quarterly in its Daily Focus blog reports: “The Paraguayan Congress on Thursday rejected a constitutional amendment that would allow presidential re-election […] Several supporters of the amendment walked out of the hearing in protest of the decision, including Senator Carlos Filizzola, who said, ‘We are turning our backs on...

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Chile: Former Presidential Candidate Accused of ‘Enslaving’ Employees

9 July 2011

Chilean television network Canal 13 has aired a documentary in its program 'Contacto' in which they denounce the bad conditions in which Paraguayan immigrants work in former presidential candidate Francisco Javier Errazuriz's companies - even calling them "slavery". The serious accusation has caused a stir on Twitter.

Latin America: Blogging About the ‘2011 Copa América’

7 July 2011

Blogger ‘Marsares’ is covering the 2011 Copa América for equinoXio [es], providing analysis about each football game. Argentina (the host), Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela are participating in this edition of the South American football tournament.

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