Coups Return to Latin America

Coups Return to Latin America

On June 22, the Paraguayan Congress impeached President Fernando Lugo, a progressive who assumed office in 2008. Although technically legal, Lugo’s removal threatens the very integrity of democracy in Paraguay. It is the latest in a disconcerting series of...

South America Responds to Coup in Paraguay

Cross-posted with permission from the Center for Economic and Policy Research and the Guardian. A coup is taking place right now – June 22 – in Paraguay. That is how it has been described by a number of neighboring governments. And the Union of South...