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Los Angeles Times
Son of former top aide of ex-dictator Stroessner elected Paraguay president
Los Angeles Times
The son of a former top aide to ex-dictator Alfredo Stroessner was elected president of Paraguay on Sunday in voting that was much closer than projected, according to official results. With 99.4 percent of the vote counted, Mario Abdo Benitez, 46, a U ...
His Father Aided a Dictator. Paraguay Elected Him President. - The ...New York Times
Paraguay's business-friendly Colorado Party keeps presidencyReuters
Ruling Party Candidate Scrapes Narrow Win in Paraguay VoteBloomberg
U.S. News & World Report -BBC News
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The Guardian
Haunted by ghosts of its dictatorship, Paraguay set to pivot back to ...
The Guardian
The military regime of Alfredo Stroessner jailed, tortured and 'disappeared' opponents. Now the son of Stroessner's private secretary is likely to become president.
Exceptionalism rules in ParaguayFinancial Times
Paraguay: key milestonesYahoo Singapore News
Conservative linked to dictatorship tipped to win Paraguay presidential pollSouth China Morning Post

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Washington Post
Son of Stroessner-era figure expected to win Paraguay vote
Washington Post
ASUNCION, Paraguay — The son of a top aide to late Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner is expected to easily win Sunday's presidential election, promising to continue the country's strong economic growth with business-friendly policies. Mario Abdo ...

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Paraguay: Polls Open, Conservative Benitez Remains Favorite
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The Colorado Party has run the country for the past 70 years and is poised to extend rule, according to pre-election polls. Forty-six-year-old Benitez has held leads of up to 20 percentage points ahead of his counterpart. He is the son of Mario Abdo ...


Son of ex-dictator's aide leads race as Paraguay votes
Bowling Green Daily News
Officials of the Paraguay's general election wait for voters at "Dahlquist" school, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mario Abdo Benitez, known as “Marito,” is running for ruling Colorado party. His closest rival is lawyer Efrain Alegre of ...



Xinhua
Paraguay's ruling party candidate Abdo Benitez wins presidency
Xinhua
ASUNCION, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Mario Abdo Benitez, the candidate from Paraguay's ruling Colorado Party, won the presidential election on Sunday, the data released by the country's elections tribunal showed. KEY WORDS:Paraguay. YOU MAY LIKE ...



Reuters
Conservative candidate expected to win Paraguay presidency
Reuters
The son of a key figure in Paraguay's 1954-1989 dictatorship is expected to easily win the presidency in Sunday's election, but his party is projected to lose seats in Congress, complicating his business-friendly legislative agenda.
Paraguay sees fiscal continuity after electionsLatinFinance
Conservative Candidate Expected to Win Paraguay PresidencyU.S. News & World Report
South America's Star Economy Set to Vote to Keep It That WayBloomberg

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Self-Sustaining Agricultural High School Creates Rural Entrepreneurs in Paraguay
The Daily Meal
In the small rural town of Cerrito, Paraguay, an agricultural high school hopes to change the way business is done in schools around the world. When Cerrito's San Francisco Agricultural School was faced with drastic cuts in government funding, it ...



Reuters
Paraguay's Colorado Party leads presidential race - official data
Reuters
ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguay's Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo was ahead in Sunday's presidential election with 48.29 percent of the vote, according to the country's official elections tribunal, with 20 percent of ballots counted. Paraguayan ...


PARAGUAY'S CONSERVATIVE COLORADO PARTY CANDIDATE ABDO WINS PRESIDENCY WITH 48.29 PCT IN ...
Reuters Africa
PARAGUAY'S CONSERVATIVE COLORADO PARTY CANDIDATE ABDO WINS PRESIDENCY WITH 48.29 PCT IN SUNDAY'S VOTE WITH 20 PCT OF BALLOTS COUNTED-OFFICIAL ELECTIONS TRIBUNAL. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. PARAGUAY'S CONSERVATIVE COLORADO PARTY CANDIDATE ABDO WINS ...


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