Paraguay and the Politics of Impeachment

Issue Date October 2013
Volume 24
Issue 4
Page Numbers 110-123
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The phenomenon of the “interrupted presidency” remains a key source of democratic instability in Latin America, as was demonstrated once again by the 2012 impeachment of Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo.

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Leiv Marsteintredet

Leiv Marsteintredet is associate professor in the Department of Literature, Area Studies, and European Languages at the University of Oslo.

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Mariana Llanos

Mariana Llanos is a researcher at the Institute of Latin American Studies of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA).

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Detlef Nolte

Detlef Nolte is acting president of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and director (on leave) of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies.

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