Paraguay 2007

Paraguay 2007

South America
Yearbook 2007 Paraguay. In September, 64-year-old former Lino Oviedo was conditionally released from Viñas Cuif prison outside Asunción, where he has been since 2004 behind a military coup attempt in 1996 and the assassination of Paraguay's Vice President Luís María Argaña in 1999. According to CountryAAH, Asuncion is the capital city of Paraguay. The release, which has been ongoing since the beginning of the year, the political temperature rose for the presidential election in April 2008, which former Bishop Fernando Lugo looked to be able to win for the opposition alliance Concertación Nacional. Opinion polls before Oviedo's release showed that upwards of 70 percent of voters supported Lugo, but also that over 50 percent could think of voting for Oviedo. The ruling Colorado Party candidate Blanca Ovelar came in third…
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