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  President article - President title Latin chairman executive head state republic legislature - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
President for Life is a title assumed by some dictators to ensure that their authority or legitimacy is never questioned.
Rather, he or she is called a president in an older sense of the word to denote the fact that he or she heads the cabinet.
In these countries, the sash is a symbol of the presidency's continuity, and presenting the sash to the new president is a key part of the inauguration ceremony.
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 President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Rather, he or she is called a president (history of the term) president in an older sense of the word to denote the fact that he or she heads the ''cabinet''.
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 List of Presidents of Paraguay|Paraguay Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Lying on both banks of the Paraguay River, it borders Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the northeast and Bolivia to the northwest.
Paraguay's highly centralised and often dictatorshipdictatorial government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which provides for a division of powers.
The President of Paraguaypresident and vice president are elected on the same ticket by popular vote for five-year terms, after which the president appoints a cabinet (government)cabinet.
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 friendly dictators
As in Paraguay, Argentina, and Bolivia, land was stolen from native Indians and their culture was destroyed.
President Reagan claimed Rios Montt was given "a bum rap" by human rights groups, and that he was cleaning up problems inherited from his predecessor, General Romeo Lucas Garcia.
Trujillo was finally assassinated by the CIA in 1961 after he attempted to have President Romulo Betancourt of Venezuela murdered because of his criticism of Trujillo's brutal regime.
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 Encyclopedia: List of Presidents of Paraguay
Fulgencio Yegros was President of Paraguay in 1811 and 12 February 1814 - 12 June 1814.
Presidents of Paraguay Carlos Antonio López (November 4, 1790-September 10, 1862) was a Paraguayan political figure.
Salvador Jovellanos was President of Paraguay December 12, 1871 - November 25, 1874.
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 List of Presidents of Niger|President Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
president in an older sense of the word to denote the fact that he or she heads the ''cabinet''.
Several presidents have ruled until their death in democracydemocratic countries, but they have not actually been made and/or proclaimed themselves as President for Life.
In general, a court comprises several chambers, each with its own president; thus the most senior of these is called the "first president" (as in: "the First President of the Court of Cassation is the most senior judge in France").
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 Fernando Henrique Cardoso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Fernando Henrique Cardoso (born June 18, 1931) was the president of the Federative Republic of Brazil from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2003.
After his presidency, he was appointed to a five-year term as professor-at-large at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, beginning in 2003.
As a result, President Cardoso had difficulty, at times, gaining sufficient support for some of his legislative priorities, despite the fact that his coalition parties hold an overwhelming majority of congressional seats.
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Paraguay's highly centralized government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which provides for a division of powers.
Paraguay is a member of the United Nations and several of its specialized agencies, the Organization of American States, the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), the Rio Group, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, and most recently, MERCOSUR (Southern Cone Common Market).
Paraguay is a partner in hemispheric initiatives to improve counternarcotics cooperation, combat money laundering and other illicit cross-border activities, and adequately protect intellectual property rights.
www.onlinelearning.net /instructors/smurr/LatAm/sam/para.html   (4289 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Paraguay, 1870-1918
After the war was concluded in 1870, Paraguay was occupied by the allied forces for another 5 years.
The political institutions established during the decades of dictatorship, which had made seem the existence of Paraguay a threat to their neighbours, were dismantled.
Paraguay had many short-lived governments, 4 alone in 1912 (administrations formed by members of the same party).
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 [A-List] Chavez: US-Latin breach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The initial alarm around the region grew after the military-backed interim president, Pedro Carmona, dissolved Congress and talked of holding presidential elections only after a year had passed - measures that appeared to contravene the existing constitution.
But he added, "We are not defending the democratic characteristics of a particular government, we are defending the principle of the rule of law." In contrast, the United States refused to characterize the initial removal of Chavez as a coup at all, arguing that he had brought his downfall upon himself.
President Fernando Henrique Cardoso of Brazil has been quoted as calling Chavez an "unconscious authoritarian," and both Colombia and Peru have persistently complained of his support for forces set on undermining their governments.
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 Paraguay 2001 - Chapter I
In case of impediment or absence of the President of the Republic, he or she shall be replaced by the Vice-President, and, lacking a vice-president and successively, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, and the President of the Supreme Court of Justice.
The Vice-President-elect shall assume the presidency of the Republic if it is vacant prior to or after the proclamation of the President, and shall hold said office until the end of the constitutional term.
juzgados from the list proposed by the Council of the Judiciary.
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 PINR - Intelligence Brief: Rumsfeld Visits Paraguay and Peru
The overriding aim of Rumsfeld's trip to Paraguay and Peru, where he met with the countries' presidents and defense officials, was to persuade them to increase military cooperation with Washington and to create a coalition geared to isolating Caracas in the hemisphere.
Paraguay, which accepts U.S. military aid to modernize its army and hosts a U.S. military mission devoted to civil affairs and to helping the country in its efforts to police the tri-border region, presented the most favorable opportunity for expanding Washington's influence in South America.
Rumsfeld's visit to Paraguay was preceded by rumors that he would push Duarte to allow the U.S. to have a permanent military base in the country for the purpose of "monitoring" Mercosur.
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 What Is The Capital Of Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
A succession of presidents governed Paraguay under the banner of the Colorado Party from 1880 until 1904, when the Liberal party seized control, ruling with only a brief interruption until 1940.
Elected to complete the unexpired term of his predecessor, he was re-elected president seven times, ruling almost continuously under the state-of-siege provision of the constitution with support from the military and the Colorado Party.
Paraguay's highly centralized government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which reinforced a division of powers that in the previous two Constitutions existed mostly on paper.
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 Elections in Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Paraguay was ruled by Spain from the 16th century until it became independent in May 1811.
Since the last elections the voters list has been cleared from thousands of names of dead people, invented people or double registration, but the lists still served as one of the main means for manipulation.
Paraguay is a landlocked country in the middle of South America.
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 Inter Press Service News Agency
The long list includes two serving presidents facing charges, as well as former leaders who have served time in prison, are now behind bars, are under prosecution, or are the target of suspicions and about to be tried.
Another former president who may soon be tried is Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada in Bolivia, who was forced to resign in October 2003 by a month-long popular revolt triggered by plans to export natural gas to the United States and Mexico under conditions that were opposed by the public.
In the Caribbean, former Haitian president Jean Bertrand Aristide, whose term was cut short in February in the midst of looting and violence and U.S. intervention, is accused by opposition groups of corruption and political violence.
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 Paraguay Inaugurates New President (Includes Castro photos!)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Presidents from Colombia and other countries in the region gave Duarte his first official business Friday as they signed the "Declaration of Asuncion" pledging a political alliance in the war on drugs.
Paraguay is the second poorest nation in South America, after Bolivia, but many consider corruption even more of a scourge than the poverty afflicting more than 60 percent of the population.
In recession since 1995, Paraguay is grappling with a public debt estimated at $2.2 billion.
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 americas.org - Taking On Corruption   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
“The governmental, legislative, and judicial structure of Paraguay is practically a facade inside which democracy is utilized by sectors of the mafia.” He said the unknown variable is whether President Duarte has sufficient political muscle to confront it.
It appears that President Duarte is attempting to uphold his anti-corruption pledge, though doubts have been raised as to how far his efforts will go.
A member of the president’s cabinet, José Alberto Alderete, is being investigated for suspicious financial transactions.
www.americas.org /item_13344   (478 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Reductions of Paraguay
The list of new candidates was drawn up by the retiring officials and submitted to the cura for approval, who had the jus indicum of challenging the nominations.
The entire foundation and development of the Reductions took place with the consent of the Spanish kings and on the strength of the royal decrees and privileges, which were summarized, confirmed and enlarged in the famous decree of Philip V of 28 December, 1743.
It was the death-warrant of the Reductions of Paraguay.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12688b.htm   (7892 words)

 SICE - MERCOSUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
When the additional list expired in 1996 safeguard measures were introduced on textiles (under the provisions of the WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing) and tariffs were increased from 20 per cent to 70 per cent on toys (under the main WTO safeguards provisions).
For Argentina and Brazil, the reductions began on 1 January 1995 and are to be completed by 31 December 1998; for Paraguay and Uruguay, the reductions began on 1 January 1996 and are to be completed by 31 December 1999.
The main list of goods covered is not extensive, mainly being sensitive agricultural and industrial products, and is estimated by MERCOSUR countries as covering some 5 per cent of intra-trade.
www.sice.oas.org /geograph/south/merco6_1.asp   (3507 words)

 UNODC - Gran Angular - May 1998 - Bolivia and Paraguay sign a Me
Later, the terms of such an agreement were reconfirmed orally by the presidents of both countries as they met in Villamontes for the purpose of commemorating the 1953 armistice of the Chaco War.
The Bolivian Minister of Government, Guido Nayar visited Paraguay, after participating in a meeting in Argentina, which gathered the ministers of government of the Mercosur countries.
Both ministers, of Paraguay and Bolivia, agreed "to develop a mechanism that will allow exchange of information between natural persons or artificial persons involved in the production, re-exportation, distribution, transportation and/or storage of precursors and basic chemical substances".
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 Pravda.RU No Presidents for Serbia and Montenegro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
There was a scandal with France and its position of the list of NATO allies, then there was a scandal about the persona of the German Chancellor, not to mention Iraq and North Korea issues.
President Alvaro Uribe, who has promised to crack down on the 40-year insurgency, Saturday claimed to the United Nations to give Colombia the same treatment as Iraq.
Vice President of the Russian giant LUKOIL Leonid Fedun stated at a press conference that the situation with the company Surgutneftegaz (750 thousand tons of undistributed oil) is the indication of a possible deficit of oil transportation means.
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 WHKMLA : History of Paraguay, 1918-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In 1932 Bolivia, striving to gain a port on the navigable Paraguay river, provoked a war over the ill-defined border to Paraguay.
Against expectations, Paraguay's army gained the upper hand, and when the war was ended in 1935, Bolivia had lost most of it's CHACO province to Paraguay.
Paraguay joined the League of Nations in 1935.
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 ICL - Paraguay - Constitution
To administer the oath of office to the president of the Republic, the vice president, and the justices of the Supreme Court of Justice.
Once elapsed, and after the president of the originating chamber has sent written notification to his counterpart of the reviewing chamber, it will be assumed that the reviewing chamber has approved the draft law, which will thus be passed to the executive branch for promulgation and publication.
The president and vice president of the Republic will be elected jointly and directly by the people, by a simple majority of voters, in general elections held between 90 and 120 days prior to the expiration of the ongoing constitutional term.
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 WHKMLA : History of Paraguay, 1811-1870   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In 1811, Spanish rule in Paraguay was terminated, to be succeeded by a chain of dictators ruling the country in the following decades, JOSE GASPAR RODRIGUEZ FRANCIA (1811-1840), CARLOS ANTONIO LOPEZ (1842-1862) and the latter's son, FRANCISCO SOLANO LOPEZ.
Garcia was regarded as honest, just, modest; the changes implemented transformed Paraguay from a colonial society into a nation.
Paraguay's Autonomous Revolution, from : Latin America : A Concise, Interpretive History, by E.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/samerica/paraguay181170.html   (454 words)

 Famous  Friends of America
Straight from the horse's mouth, here's a brief history of the relationship between Baghdad and Washington.
And here is an incomplete list of the many miscreants who, in spite of their imperfections, have had a friend in America:
General Sani Abacha is a corrupt and repressive dictator in the oil-rich country of Nigeria.
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 Political parties (from Paraguay) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The police kept dossiers on citizens, particularly political opponents, and political repression was widespread.
The national capital is Asunción, which is located on the east bank of the Paraguay River opposite the...
Located in the interior of southern South America, Paraguay is one of the smaller countries of the continent, with an area of 157,048 square miles (406,752 square kilometers).
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