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Paraguay

June 2011 | Ratings Update

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On 20 June 2011, members of the Partido Liberal Radical Auténtico (PLRA), part of the governing coalition, gathered in central Ascunción to stage a protest against the government, and in support for the recently-deposed minister for public works and communications (MOPC). The members of the PLRA also demanded the resignation of President Fernando Lugo - who as we have noted in the past continues to face an increasingly belligerent congress. Given Paraguay's shaky political profile, if these tensions within the government persist we may consider further downgrading Paraguay's political risk