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View of Paraguay's Congress while President Federico Franco, who took office on June 22 following the impeachment and dismissal of former president Fernando Lugo, speaks for the first time as president in Asuncion on July 1, 2012. Lugo's abrupt ouster a week ago on charges of malfeasance linked to a deadly land dispute has been widely criticized by other Latin American leaders, who say the president did not have time to mount a proper defense. Elections in Paraguay are expected in April 2013.  AFP PHOTO/NORBERTO DUARTE        (Photo credit should read NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages)
View of Paraguay's Congress while President Federico Franco, who took office on June 22 following the impeachment and dismissal of former president Fernando Lugo, speaks for the first time as president in Asuncion on July 1, 2012. Lugo's abrupt ouster a week ago on charges of malfeasance linked to a deadly land dispute has been widely criticized by other Latin American leaders, who say the president did not have time to mount a proper defense. Elections in Paraguay are expected in April 2013.  AFP PHOTO/NORBERTO DUARTE        (Photo credit should read NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages)

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"Es un quiebre constitucional y un golpe a la democracia", dice el senador Mario Abdo Benítez al comentar el proyecto de enmienda para permitir la reelección presidencial en Paraguay, impulsado por el presidente Cartes y otros actores políticos.

Reelección en Paraguay: ¿democracia a prueba?

"Es un quiebre constitucional y un golpe a la democracia", dice el senador Mario Abdo Benítez al comentar el proyecto de enmienda para permitir la reelección presidencial en Paraguay, impulsado por el presidente Cartes y otros actores políticos.