Monday, 14 June 2021
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Elections in Peru and Mexico and Other News of the Week
It's Friday and our traditional summary of the week arrives
Will Female Candidates Have a Choice for Colombia's 2022 elections?
Francia Márquez and Ángela María Robledo appear as disruptive presidential candidates for 2022.
Biggest winners and losers after the Peruvian elections
The second round will face Professor Pedro Castillo and the daughter of former dictator Alberto Fujimori, Keiko
Elections in Ecuador: Arauz and Lasso face off for the presidency
Andrés Arauz and Guillermo Lasso will compete in the second presidential round on Sunday, April 11. Here are their different visions of the country
What is at stake in the Peruvian elections?
Peru will elect its fourth president in less than a year amid the pandemic
Peru Elections 2021: What will happen in the first round?
Amid the health contingency of COVID-19 and an increasingly powerful political instability, Peru is preparing to go to the polls to vote
El Salvador: Polls predict a comfortable victory for "Bukelismo"
President Nayib Bukele's party, New Ideas, is by far the top favorite despite the authoritarian climate in the country since last year
4 facts to understand the electoral process in Ecuador
In Ecuador, they face the candidate who raises the Correismo, a candidate that represents the indigenous peoples and a banker very identified with the Ecuadorian right
Environmental outlook in Latin America after the 2021 elections
The region faces a set of environmental problems that require an immediate and effective response from future presidents of government
Political Outlook in Latin America for 2021
Next year several Latin American countries will elect their rulers in the midst of a severe economic crisis due to the pandemic
State of Georgia will define America's political future
The southern state will define 2 key seats in the US Senate on January 5
Is the Democratic Party truly progressive?
The recent US elections reignited the eternal debate: Does the Democratic Party wear progressivism as a mask?
Kamala Harris or The Historical, Social and Political Transformation
The first woman with ancestry of two ethnic groups: black and Indian, included in a North American presidential list, Kamala Harris, has marked the history of humanity
2020 US election week memes
Here there is som of the best that Election week left us
Record Number Of Women in The United States Congress
At least 131 women will serve in Congress in 2021, according to News Wise
What happened to Evo Morales in Bolivia after the elections?
The victory of Luis Arce at the Bolivian polls could imply a return of the popularity of Evo Morales
Kanye West announces he is running for president
Here's all about the announcement of the rapper and fashion designer.
Fujimori out of jail and other political news of the week
COVID-19 news is not the only thing happening around the world, some other political acts have been going on this week.
The first consequences of the statements of Aída Merlano
The Commission of Accusations of the House of Representatives will open an investigation into President Iván Duque following the statements of the former congresswoman.
Russia: is Putin's government in crisis?
Vladimir Putin began his 20th year in Russia with a collective resignation that left him without a cabinet after the announcement of constitutional reforms
Evo Morales will be part of the 2020 elections
Although for the first time in 18 years he will not be in the elections as a candidate, his party, MAS, appointed him as campaign manager for the next presidential elections
Was there corruption in the Bolivian elections?
The OAS delivered the report on the elections of October 20, which states that the electoral authority was biased
Who is Luis Lacalle Pou, the elected president of Uruguay?
After 15 years, Frente Limpio leaves the presidency and Uruguay makes its way to a rightward turn.
Again, an entrepreneur goes for the presidency in the US
Michael Bloomberg, media mogul, has announced that he will launch as a Democratic candidate for the 2020 presidential election.
Nicaragua's crisis: Is the end of Daniel Ortega approaching?
Nicaragua has been in a political and economic crisis since April 2018 after students demanded the resignation of Daniel Ortega.
Crisis in Bolivia: Evo Morales announces new elections
Finally Morales accepted the recommendations of the OAS after an audit that questioned the legitimacy of the elections on October 20
Crisis in Bolivia: the presidential dispute worsens
Protests over presidential results have caused losses of 167 million dollars .
Evo Morales attacks the opposition
The Bolivian president said that "to ignore the vote of the people, especially the ones of the countryside, country sellers and coup perpetrators have joined".
"Yes, we can", Macri doesn't give up
Less than a month remains for Argentina to elect its new president and Macri is trying to strengthen his campaign and reverse the results of the primary elections
Is it time to buy? Argentine shares at cheaper prices
Argentine stocks are attracting investors tempted by their low prices, despite uncertainty about the progress of the economy
As China trade war escalates, 2020 U.S. Democrats scramble over their message
Regardless of ideology, most Democrats seeking their party’s presidential nomination have been treading cautiously on China
These are the benefits of political incorrect speeches
Politically incorrect speech might be a powerful way to appear authentic
Peruvians are asking for sooner Presidential and Congress elections
Under the slogan "let everyone go" and "out the corrupt", people protested in the center of Lima and other cities in the country
Right-wing WhatsApp users in Brazil are louder, more active, more effective
First large-scale analysis of partisan WhatsApp groups during 2018 Brazil presidential election
"Do not be afraid to govern": Peruvian congressional leader confronts Vizcarra for electoral advance
72% of Peruvians support the proposal to advance the general elections announced by President Vizcarra
Political campaigns may influence acceptance of violence against women
According to a research political campaigns may in fact influence the acceptance of violence against women
Alejandro Giammattei achieves the Presidency of Guatemala on the fourth attempt
Giammattei, former director of the Penitentiary System, doctor and surgeon by profession but entrepreneur and career politician, became the ninth president of the democratic era
Fernandez is heading into office on primaries in Argentina
The result could negatively impact the markets, which have Macri as their favorite candidate
Argentina appears to be choosing corrupt populism over tough needed changes
Macri depends on voters realizing they are not better off than when they first elected him, but that they are far better off than when Fernández de Kirchner was president
Macri and rivals launch campaign ads for presidential election
The campaigns are targeting undecided voters who will be key to choosing whether Macri's policies remain in place another four years
Torres and Giammattei: the two options for Guatemala's presidency
These two conservative candidates will dispute at the polls for the second round amid general disillusionment over the inevitable continuation of the old policy
Will the europarliamentary's results affect Latin America?
Neither left nor right wing, these elections yielded diverse results. What turns out to be uncertain is whether this plurality will affect or benefit the region
Independentism and Nationalism: what it is at stake in the Spanish elections
Next Sunday, April 28, Spaniards will vote at the polls for the new president of the government
Panama seeks to avoid voting for corruption
The upcoming May 5 elections in Panama are conditional on recent corruption scandals
We spoke to Ángela Garzón, candidate for mayor of Bogotá
The LatinAmerican Post team had the opportunity to speak with the candidate from the party Centro Democrático about her proposals
Offside? 5 soccer players who could not get to politics
We have talked about those players who have dabbled in politics and hold important positions, but what about those who lose?
Elections in Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu goes for his fifth term
After a tight election, Netanyahu will continue in power after being ten years in it
Guatemala: 3 women who lead the presidential elections
Despite the different controversies that surround them and the more than 20 candidates for the presidency of Guatemala, 3 women lead the intention to vote
What happened in the legislative elections in Thailand?
The majority party in Thailand, Palang Pracharat Party, was the most voted organization in the elections, which were apparently manipulated by the military
Argentina: Macri is preparing for a second term
Despite the crisis that Argentina is suffering, Mauricio Macri is one of this year's possible presidential candidate
Elections in Panama: these are the presidential candidates
Next May 5, Panama will have general elections where not only the president will be elected but also mayors, deputies, councilors, among others
Double elections in Spain?
Spain's president decided to dissolve the parliament and call general elections. Spaniards will also vote in regional and European elections
This is the worrisome message that Bolsonaro leaves to democracy
The contempt for minorities and women, as well as the glorification of the military dictatorship promoted by Bolsonaro, is a call to reflection on democracy in Latin America
Brazil: ¿Will the extrem right party and the antidemocracy take over the country?
The continuation of the Brazilian ultra-right at the hands of Bolsonaro could aggravate and delay the democratic processes in our region
Paraguay: Everything you need to know about the new president Mario Abdo Benítez
Benítez assumes the presidency of Paraguay backed by the political tradition of that country, but faces poverty and corruption scandals
The uncertainty of the Brazilian elections
While the justice of the South American giant decides the future of former President Lula da Silva, the names of the vice-presidential candidates were presented
Nicaragua: The failure of the revolution?
It is difficult to combine economic stability together with profound social reforms and that is what the regimes have failed to understand
The overwhelming triumph of the left: Mexico opened the doors to a change
The 1st of July marks a milestone in the history of Mexico with the triumph of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a victory that demonstrates that the Aztec people want a change
Was water really privatized in Mexico?
The supposed privatization of the water occurred on June 5 of this year, days before the soccer match between Mexico and Germany. However, how true is this?
How much does former Miss Universe Paulina Vega lose with the closure of her Twitter account?
Now you can only follow the luxurious life of the Colombian model on Instagram, where she does not seem truly affected
Germán Vargas Lleras: economic policy for his presidential campaign 2018-2022
The politician seems to have four pillars set in his race to the Casa de Nariño
Venezuela: the paradox of the Socialist victory
Why the victory of the PSUV can be one of the worst scenarios for Maduro’s political party?
Paraguay: natives seek political representation
According to the 2012 census, Paraguay has more than 112.000 natives
Understanding Uk's Latest election results
The Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for early elections backfired, as the Tories lost seats in the House of Commons and have caused a “hung parliament”
What to expect from Ecuador’s new president
As Correísmo hangs on, Moreano has made lots of promises, but will struggle to keep them
How can the French election change the world?
With Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron’s popularity, The Economist says this could be France’s next revolution.
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