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

Categories: Latin America, Paraguay, Elections, Governance, Politics

Americas Quarterly in its Daily Focus blog reports [1]: “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 the country, they have smacked the citizens.'”