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On November 26, the municipal assembly elections will see a strong turnout from our people, especially since the day is preceded by the first anniversary of the death of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, the greatest architect of the Cuban electoral system.

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Venezuelans prepare for regional elections

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Both progressive and opposition forces in Venezuela are pushing ahead in the run up to the elections scheduled for October 15, to elect 23 regional governors. Despite the violence promoted in recent months by opposition sectors seeking to overthrow the government, the ongoing preparations in this capital and other areas of the country would appear to suggest that the battle will be decided at the polls.

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Presidential elections coming soon

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Amid scandals and the emergence of unexpected candidates, France is going to the polls this coming April, to choose the next President and decide the country’s future.

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Lenín Moreno wins first round

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With more than 72% of the votes counted, Moreno had garnered 38.66% – very close to winning in the first round. In accordance with the country’s electoral law, to avoid a second round, a candidate must win over 50% of the vote or 40%, with a margin of 10% of the next closest candidate.

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Raúl congratulates Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo for victory in Nicaragua

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Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz congratulated Daniel Ortega and his running mate Rosario Murillo, for their presidential election victory in Nicaragua, this past Sunday November 6. “Dear Daniel and Rosario, I congratulate you for this great electoral victory. Our America can continue counting on you to advance efforts to obtain justice and prosperity for our peoples, and the so-necessary integration of Latin America and the Caribbean” Raúl wrote in a message shared by Cuba’s ambassador in Nicaragua, Eduardo Martínez.

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Daniel Ortega: Set for another victory

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“TO every home and every Nicaraguan family, our unwavering commitment to continue changing Nicaragua… cultivating and harvesting victories that allow us to strengthen community life, and advance step by step, eradicating poverty and promoting welfare and rights,” read the closing message of the Sandinista National Liberation Front’s (FSLN) electoral campaign.

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Presidential elections in Haiti coming soon

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Haiti is immersed in an electoral process which could be historic, if the vote is able to resolve the acute political crisis the country is experiencing, and contribute to reinforcing the nation’s institutions. Launched with massive rallies were the campaigns of 55 candidates who will face off in the Presidential election’s first round, scheduled for October 25.

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Cuban Election Process Marked by Broad Participation


Cuba held partial elections, described as satisfactory and positive, and characterized by the broad participation of voters. More than 7,700,000 citizens voted to elect the delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the People’s Power in 24,646 polling stations opened yesterday.

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UNASUR Summit on Venezuela with Open Agenda


Lima, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) will hold a summit here dedicated to discussing the situation in Venezuela with an open agenda, but under the premise of recognizing the electoral victory of President Nicolas Maduro.The open agenda was confirmed last night by Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo, while announcing that President Ollanta Humala had called the meeting of statesmen as Peru holds the pro tempore presidency of UNASUR.

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Venezuelan Electoral Tech Reviewed by Experts


Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 0.5 percent of voting machines of Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE), top authority of the country in that matter, that were used in the April 14 elections will be audited. According to the schedule established by the institution, political organizations’ experts analyze a random sample of the machines as part of a procedure that is carried out after every election.