Two center-right candidates face off in Paraguay vote

April 19, 2013 11:11 PM

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Two center-right candidates face off in Paraguay vote

ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguayans will vote for a new president on Sunday. Two center-right candidates are vying for the top job after the left's brief spell in power was cut short by the sudden impeachment of President Fernando Lugo last year.

Both contenders in the poor, soy-and-beef-exporting country in the heart of South America hope to restore normal diplomatic and trade ties with neighboring nations that protested against Lugo's ouster.

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