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Peru Votes for a President

In a general election that is expected to lead to a runoff in June, Peruvians headed to the polls on Sunday to vote for their next president. Leading in the polls was leftist and former anti-government rebel Ollanta Humala, pictured.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011 READ MORE



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Brazilian Runoff to Decide President

Brazilians are again going to the polls to elect a successor to the popular President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Workers’ Party candidate Dilma Rousseff (above) is expected to win Sunday’s runoff between herself and Social Democrat Jose Serra.

Posted on Oct 31, 2010 READ MORE


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Political Crisis Brews in Afghanistan

Afghanistan may be nearing yet another political crisis as officials fear that President Hamid Karzai will not accept results of an investigation outlining massive fraud in the country’s presidential elections two months ago. The inquiry is expected to drop Karzai’s vote total to under 50 percent, requiring a runoff election.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009 READ MORE


Zimbabwe Election Goes Forward

After months of strife and bloodshed, the presidential runoff in Zimbabwe finally became a reality Friday; however, it hardly seems like an election, considering there’s only one candidate: long-time President Robert Mugabe.

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