Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country’s Congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election.
Protesters stormed the legislature, breaking windows and fences.
The country’s 1992 constitution, introduced after 35 years of dictatorship, strictly limits the president to a single five-year term.
Anti-government protesters in Paraguay's capital set the country's congressional building on fire Friday night. https://t.co/phpozXyI8S
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But sitting President Horactio Cartes is attempting to remove the restriction and run for re-election.
Protesters were photographed setting fire to barricades in the streets of Asuncion, near the congress building, on Friday night. Read full in BBC
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