In Paraguay opposition supporters took to the streets of Asuncion in more Sombre demonstrations after a protester was killed in overnight protests.
The protestor was killed by a rubber bullet fired by Police who entered the Headquarters of the Liberal Party after clashes erupted in the Capital city on Friday.
A Paraguayan opposition political activist was shot in the head and killed when Police raided his party Headquarters during riots against a contested Electoral Reform,
25 years old leader of the opposition Liberal Party’s Youth branch Rodrigo Quintana was killed by a rubber bullet fired by Police who entered the Headquarters of the Liberal Party after clashes erupted in the Capital City on Friday.
The Interior Ministry said in a statement that “the authorities are investigating the circumstances of the death, which is presumed to have occurred at the hands of a member of the National Police.”
Violence was sparked by a secret Senate vote on a constitutional amendment that would allow President Cartes to run for re-election.
Charred debris and glass from broken windows littered the steps of congress.
Police said around 200 protesters were detained.