Category Archives: How To Overthrow a Government

Updates on Paraguay – The Region Begins to React [UPDATED]

As expected, other countries throughout South America have begun to respond to the removal of President Fernando Lugo through a speedy and arguably unconstitutional impeachment that, while following the letter of the law, failed to actually bring forth any constitutional … Continue reading

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Was the Impeachment of Fernando Lugo a Coup?

As mentioned late yesterday, Paraguay’s Senate had voted to remove President Fernando Lugo from office barely 24 hours after the Chamber of Deputies had brought forth articles of impeachment. Although Lugo had originally appealed to the Supreme Court, saying the … Continue reading

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On This Date in Latin America – April 1, 1964: Brazil’s Military Dictatorship Begins

[In addition to being part of the “On This Date in Latin America” series, this marks the first in a new series I will be writing called “How to Overthrow a Government” that looks at the various historical instances and … Continue reading

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