Mercosur Members Suspend Paraguay

By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Mercosur members including Brazil have suspended Paraguay from the South American economic alliance following Friday’s impeachment of President Fernando Lugo. They will discuss further measures at the bloc’s presidential summit this Friday in Mendoza, Argentina, a joint statement said.

Paraguay’s opposition-dominated Senate voted to remove the former bishop from power last week, claiming mismanagement following land clashes earlier this month that left seventeen dead. Vice President Federico . . .

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