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· May, 2006

Stories about Elections from May, 2006

31 May 2006

Peru: Voters Safety

Mexico: Green Party Luxury Toilets

Serbia & Montenegro: Referendum's Potential Consequences

Jailed Cartoonist, Riots in Universities & Anniversary of a Victory

Last week Global Voices reported about the cartoon affair and unrest in Azeri community. This affair goes on and Mana Neyestani, the cartoonist who drew this cartoon, and his editor,...

South Korea: Local elections end

30 May 2006

Latest in the Francophone Caribbean Blogosphere

Mexico: AMLO Back in the Lead?

Colombia: President Uribe Reelected in Landslide

In a landslide decision (66% compared to runner-up Carlos Gaviria's 22%), Colombians went to the polls on Sunday and reelected President Álvaro Uribe. Here is a selection of what Colombian...

28 May 2006

Senegal: Conversations on Drowned Migrants

Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme has been keeping a close eye on thousands of migrants from Senegal who have attempted to reach Europe on clandestine rafts since the beginning of the year....

26 May 2006

Latin America: Poll Numbers

DRC: Coup Attempts and More Questions on the Upcoming Elections

Free and Fair Elections? Joseph Kabila, the founder of the PPRD (the People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy), has overseen an interim administration established by the 2002 peace agreement. The...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

There is a new government and this historic event has raised more than a ripple in the Iraqi blogs, but, actually, not much more than that. And in this week...

24 May 2006

Peru: Debate, Human Rights, and Food

The Global Voices Show #1

Global Voices is pleased to announce the first of our new magazine-style podcasts, which aim to do for online audio what the Global Voices web site does for text blogs...

22 May 2006

Venezuela: Opposition Candidates Win Mayoral Races

Peru: Reactions to Presidential Debate

Montenegro: “It Looks Like Europe Has a New Country”

This past Sunday, 55.4 percent of the voters of Montenegro, the smallest of the six former Yugoslav republics (population slightly over 600,000), decided in favor of independence – by a...

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