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Paraguay peasants temporarily seize disputed land

Some 200 poor farmers on Tuesday temporarily reoccupied land where six police officers and 11 farmworkers were killed last year in a violent eviction that led to the ouster of President Fernando Lugo. Full story

In Paraguay, a rich conservative must tackle poverty

ASUNCION (Reuters) - For Horacio Cartes, a millionaire cigarette and soft drink magnate who will be Paraguay's next president, the challenge now is to run a country where most people can only dream of having a sliver of the wealth he does. Full story

Paraguayan magnate wins back power for Colorado Party

ASUNCION (Reuters) - Business magnate Horacio Cartes won Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday, returning his powerful center-right Colorado Party to power after the left's brief spell ended in impeachment last year. Full story

Paraguay's next president a rich newcomer to politics

ASUNCION (Reuters) - President-elect Horacio Cartes is one of Paraguay's wealthiest men and, in a country infamous for corruption, some voters hope that means they will have a leader who is not tempted to steal. Full story

Rich political novice the favorite to win Paraguayan presidency

ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguayans go to the polls on Sunday in a presidential election that could return the center-right Colorado Party to power less than a year after the nation's leftist leader was impeached. Full story

Two center-right candidates face off in Paraguay vote

ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguayans will vote for a new president on Sunday. Two center-right candidates are vying for the top job after the left's brief spell in power was cut short by the sudden impeachment of President Fernando Lugo last year. Full story

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