Latin America & Caribbean
Former Catholic clergyman inflicts crushing victory on ruling right wing party in power since 1947
Paraguayan voters appear to be ready to end 61 years of right-wing rule in the Latin American country in a national election this Sunday. Fernando Lugo, a former bishop and head of the Patriotic Alliance for Change, is leading in the polls against the incumbent Colorado Party, which has ruled Paraguay without interruption since 1947.
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