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A Year of Latin American Elections

Friday, December 18, 2009  |  Carin Zissis

From October 2009 through October 2010, seven presidential races are taking place in Latin America, with elections in Uruguay, Honduras, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Brazil. AS/COA offers an interactive guide to the results thus far and poll figures for elections yet to come. ... Read More

José Mujica Victorious in Uruguay's Roundoff Election

Monday, November 30, 2009  |  Carin Zissis

Uruguayans chose José "Pepe" Mujica of the governing party as their next president in November 29 roundoff elections.The high approval ratings of the current administration likely gave an electoral boost to Mujica, a former guerilla who pledged to follow his predecessor's path and identified Brazil's president as his model. ... Read More