Paraguay: Lugo filed another petition before the Supreme Court
The deposed President Fernando Lugo on Wednesday introduced a new constitutional challenge before the Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay, in this case against the decision of the Congress that separated him from his office on 22 June, in controversial impeachment.
Legal representatives of Lugo reported in a press conference that the action is based on the lack of argument from lawmakers to sentence the former president and remove him, reported news agency DPA.
Lawyers Adolfo Ferreiro, Enrique Garcia and Emilio Camacho It also indicated that the previous action, filed on Friday November 22 and dismissed by the Supreme Court, was against the impeachment process, but now it is an appeal against the sentence as among other things, did not receive in time the history of the case had they been requested despite the lawmakers.
The highest body of justice in Paraguay has 30 days to decide. If this appeal is rejected, you may undertake some other action Lugo before international tribunals, said people close to former president.
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