Tag: Paraguay

  • MEPs reject possibility of resuming normal EU-Paraguay relations

    Von Jürgen Klute, Raul Romeva, Helmut Scholz, Ana Miranda
    In response to the visit of the Paraguayan president-elect to Brussels, several members of the European parliament have rejected the possibility of resuming normal relations between the EU and Paraguay in light of major human rights violations in the South American nation. A statement was sent out by MEP's shortly before the visit of president-elect Horacio Cartes. The authors criticize, above all, that a massacre that left 17 people dead in June of 2012 has not yet been clarified and was used to stage a political trial against the then democratically elected president and impeach him.