Paraguayan Senator and former President Fernando Lugo (L) talks with Senator Robert Acevedo during an extraordinary session in Asuncion, December 10, 2013. The Paraguayan Senate approved the protocol ... more 
Paraguayan Senator and former President Fernando Lugo (L) talks with Senator Robert Acevedo during an extraordinary session in Asuncion, December 10, 2013. The Paraguayan Senate approved the protocol for the joining of Venezuela to the Mercosur, pending since 2006, a necessary step for the return of Paraguay to the bloc, from which it was suspended on June 2012 after former Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo's dismissal from office. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno (PARAGUAY - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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Tue, Dec 10, 2013 1:55 PM EST