The Paraguayan Left

Jul 14, 2022
3:02 PM

Supporters of Paraguay’s President Fernando Lugo demonstrate at the Obelisk with banners reading in Spanish “Down with the parliamentary coup” and “Down with Franco’s coup government” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

While Latino Rebels Radio takes a couple of weeks off for the summer, producer Oscar Fernández steps in the guest host chair with a new episode of his Latino Media Collective show.

On the 10th anniversary of the parliamentary coup against Fernando Lugo, the LMC spends the hour with freelance writer Norma Flores Allende on the historic challenges the Paraguayan left faces in a tightly controlled, one-party state.