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Farmers march to demand the government pardon their debts and protest a new sales tax, Asuncion, Paraguay, April 13, 2016 (AP photo Jorge Saenz).

With Economic Growth, Paraguayans Press Cartes to Fight Crime and Corruption

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Earlier this month, hundreds of people marched in Asuncion, demanding the resignation of Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and denouncing widespread government corruption. In an email interview, Mercedes Hoffay, a program manager at Global Americans and Christopher Sabatini, a lecturer of international and public policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the executive director of Global Americans, discuss Cartes’ leadership and politics in Paraguay.

WPR: How successful has Cartes been at following through on his 2013 election promises, namely growing the economy and reducing crime? ...

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