world-elections-2012

Henrique Capriles, 40, a former state governor, won a first-ever opposition presidential primary in February. Capriles won
Victory would allow Chavez to continue a wave of nationalizations and consolidate control over the economy, though a recurrence
DUBAI, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Iran will hold presidential elections on June 14 next year, the Interior Ministry said on Friday
For Mexico's reform agenda to truly prosper, it must have three elements of success. The first (and patently obvious) is that the party which is leading charge must garner the necessary political capital to get it through a typically combative congress.
The Libyan elections were never about who would win. They were always about how badly the Islamists would lose.
For all of the good cheer on election day, there were sad reminders that the Transitional National Council remains locked in a bitter contest with unruly, violent-prone militias and tribal gunmen who continue to roam vast swaths of Libya, refusing to lay down their arms.
By almost all accounts, Enrique Peña Nieto will be the next president of Mexico -- except if you talk to his leftist opponent
Despite López Obrador's refusal to concede, President Calderón has already congratulated Peña Nieto on his victory. Reuters
MEXICO CITY, July 2 (Reuters) - Mexico's creaky domestic economy, riddled with monopolies and inefficiencies, makes the next
For the first time ever, a woman could win Mexico's presidential election. Recently Vázquez Mota added an unexpected twist to the campaign by asking her female followers to withhold "hanky panky" until their husbands agree to vote.