Cuba Heads Toward Legislative Elections

1 Havana, Cuba, Aug 9.- The general elections, which have their first phase in October, are marked today by the preparations for the coming nomination of candidates for the 168 seats in the People's Power Municipal Assemblies (local governments) in Cuba. The process will ensue from September 3 to 29. The country is already working to ensure quality in the

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Over 87,000 Troops to Guard Elections in Argentina

0 Buenos Aires, Oct 21. -More than 87,000 Army and police forces will guard general elections on October 23 in Argentina, General Electoral Commander Jorge Tellado ratified.These forces will be in charge mainly of preserving order in the polling stations and their nearby areas, as more than 28 million citizens cast their votes.Once the poll is closed at 18:00 local

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St Vincent Elections Fair, Says Intl. Observers

0 Kingstown, Dec 15. -The observing mission of the Organization of American States concluded that the general elections in St Vincent and the Grenadines, in which Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, won a third consecutive term, were fair and well organized. The ten delegates of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission visited all of the 229 polling sites on election day on

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Haitian General Elections Marred by Cholera Epidemic

2 Port-au-Prince, Nov 24. -Haiti will hold its legislative and general elections on Nov. 28, but a shadow has been cast over the presidential campaigns by the cholera epidemic that is killing people every day. For the second time, the elections are at risk, given the seriousness of the since health situation. As of Nov. 19, the epidemic had taken

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Brazil Starts General Elections

2 Brasilia, Oct 4. -General elections in Brazil started in most parts of the country with the candidate of the Workers'' Party (PT), Dilma Rousseff, as wide favorite for winning the presidential election. Polling stations in 20 of the 26 states and half of another, which have the time of the capital, opened exactly at 08:00 local time. The inhabitants

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Brazilian Pres. Candidates Avoid Direct Confrontation

1 Brasilia, Oct 2. -The top presidential candidates in Brazil avoided direct confrontation during the last TV debate prior to the general elections on Sunday. For a couple of hours, four of the nine presidential hopefuls exchanged questions and answers on their election platforms regarding health, housing, social services, and other issues. However, they failed to deal with current pressing

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