Letter to the Editor: Spotlighting Paraguay’s Opposition

By AQ Online

A response from AQ's readers

Gabriel Cohen’s article "Paraguay is Poised for a Turbulent Election Season," published on October 6, rightly put into focus the situation of Paraguay and the conflict between the two factions of the Colorado Party. It sharply illuminates some of the country's most salient issues: corruption, organized crime, poverty and inequality. It fails, however, to give sufficient attention to the alternative presented by the opposition. The opposition candidates together received more votes than the Colorado Party in three of the last six presidential elections. In fact, in 1993, 2003 and 2013,...

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