The voters opted to keep the country's ties with the island—a remarkable choice, given that China has become South America's top trading partner.
New Paraguayan President Sworn-In, Labeled Head of a Drug Trafficking Organization in a Wikileaks State Dept. Cable
Never voted for president before
Conservative party ruled continuously for 60 years, until losing the 2008 election
Return to power for a party that dominated the presidency from 1948 to 2008