Political turmoil threatens Paraguay's economy

The United Nations is urging Paraguay to investigate the death of a protester during anti-government rallies last week.

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    The United Nations is urging Paraguay to investigate the death of a protester during anti-government rallies last week.

    Demonstrators were angry at a Senate vote that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for a second term.

    People are worried the political turmoil could affect Paraguay's economic prospects.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Asuncion.


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