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Paraguayan Electoral tribunal confirms Franco president and the electoral calendar

Tuesday, June 26th 2012 - 00:40 UTC
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The Paraguayan Supreme Electoral tribunal said on Monday that President Federico Franco “must complete” the current mandate that concludes August 2013 and discarded any possibility of advancing the national elections scheduled for April the same year. Read full article


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  • JohnN

    Now that he is free of all the responsibility of being president, Lugo can turn his attention to raising his two (or three - not sure about the count now) children fathered while he was still a Catholic bishop.

    Jun 26th, 2012 - 02:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    And so much for any suggestions of “illegality”. The impeachment was clearly in accordance with the Paraguayan constitution and law. As I said yesterday. A very important consideration for any country. Don't let any supranational organisation meddle in your own affairs! Pity British politicians can't see it.

    Jun 26th, 2012 - 08:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    ”The Supreme Court rejected the presentation “in limine” (without analyzing)”

    That doesn't sound good! Its clear the whole thing is an establishment stich up

    Jun 26th, 2012 - 11:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @3 It's their right. Get that, toad. THEIR right to run their country as they see fit. And you want to complain about an “establishment stitch up”? from argieland? One of the most mendacious, corrupt, thieving regimes in the world? Look at this people, the most audacious fuck-ups ever!!

    Jun 26th, 2012 - 06:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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