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Paraguay to have its first woman president

Paraguay will have a woman president for the first time in its history, at least temporarily, after outgoing leader Horacio Cartes stepped down May 28 ahead of schedule.

  • ASUNCION – Agence France-Presse
  • Hurriyet

Vice President Alicia Pucheta, 68, will complete Cartes’s mandate after he resigned to become a senator.

Puts 2bOn Aug. 15, fellow conservative Mario Abdo Benitez, elected in April 22 polls, will begin his five-year term as president of one of Latin America’s poorest countries.

The parliament is due to confirm Cartes’s resignation and proclaim Pucheta as interim president on…

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