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The Colorado Party is victorious in Paraguay's elections

On Sunday, Paraguayans went to the polls to elect a new president. Horacio Cartes, the candidate from the Colorado Party, won by a plurality. The Colorado Party ruled Paraguay for decades until the election of Fernando Lugo in 2008. Last year, Lugo was removed from power in a parliamentary maneuver that some have called a "legal coup." Now, the Colorado Party is back in power. Social anthropologist Kregg Hetherington brings us an update on Paraguay’s election and other issues facing the country. (Photo: Colorado Party's presidential candidate Horacio Cartes, waves to supporters in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 21, 2013. AP Images/Horacio Cortes)

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