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· November, 2008

Stories about Elections from November, 2008

Romania: A Quick Primer on Nov. 30 Election

Csíkszereda Musings writes about the upcoming Nov. 30 parliamentary election and “the shifting allegiances in Romanian politics”: “The other two major parties were allies four years ago, but now seem...

Central Europe: Relations With the U.S.

Belatedly, a link to Antal Dániel's post at Central Europe Activ on “Central European expectations from the new American president.”

Nicaragua: Post-Election Violence and Accusations of Fraud

After the municipal elections on November 9 in Nicaragua, there were conflicting claims of victory by the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) led by President Daniel Ortega and the...

Sudan: Darfur and the Orphans of Mygoma

Sudanese bloggers on illegitimate children, Obama's victory, and the Muslim and Arab hypocrisy in regards to the Darfur conflict.

Indonesia: Elections and used car markets

Youthful Insight from Indonesia compares next year's elections to used car markets: “Both of them offer nothing but high risk, low return for voters and buyers.”

Bangladesh: Opinion Poll

Unheard Voice analyzes the latest opinion poll on the upcoming election in Bangladesh.

Cuba: To Choose

“First there were the elections in the United States and now the issue has been revived with what happened on Sunday in Venezuela. It’s as if at the end of...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Changing Times

jmc strategies, on learning that Haitian-American Patrick Gaspard is pegged to become Obama's White House Political Director, says: “Congratulations are in order for a young man who has achieved much...

Lithuania: Flaws of foreign media election coverage

Lituanica criticises an article in the German Times for misrepresenting results of the recent parliamentary elections in Lithuania, in portraying parties as Eurosceptic.

Venezuela: Following the Local Elections Online

Today Venezuela is taking part in elections for mayors and governors., which will paint the political map between States and Municipalities aligned with President Hugo Chávez or not. Venezuelan bloggers...

Bangladesh: Hajj pilgrims vote issue

Ghore Baire critically analyzes the point one major political party of Bangladesh raised that Hajj pilgrims will not being able to vote if the elections are held on December 18.

Brazil: Attempts to censor a documentary about censorship

Gagged in Brazil, a documentary about the relationship between politics, media and censorship in Brazil was taken off the Current TV networks after a political party's complaint. After a full...

Morocco: Hate Crimes on the Rise in the US Following Obama's Election

Myrtus, a Moroccan living in the U.S., is alarmed by the number of hate crimes across the U.S. following Obama's election to the presidency.

Egypt on Fire: The Gloves and The Invisible Hand

On Thursday November 6th when Egyptians were celebrating Obama's Victory, Al Ghad Party went up in flames. You can read about the initial blogosphere reactions here and here. Today I...

Bangladesh: Change is in the offing

An Ordinary Citizen comments that the people of Bangladesh wants a change in the political system needing reform and the impending election is their hope for their wishes to come...

Barbados, Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama's AG

Diaspora bloggers Keltruth Corp. (Barbados) and Babalu (Cuba) discuss Barack Obama's choice of Eric Holder for the post of Attorney General.

Bermuda: No Obama

As the Premier suggests “that white Bermudians would not have voted for Barack Obama”, Vexed Bermoothes and 21 Square counter that argument by saying: “The question to ask is whether...

Iran: A multi millionaire becomes Interior Minister

Sadegh Mahsouli, a former Revolutionary Guard who became a multi millionaire in recent years was appointed as interior minister. Nik Ahang, an Iranian blogger and cartoonist, has published a cartoon...

Czech Republic: Anniversary of Peaceful Revolution

The Czech Daily Word writes about the time when “Czechs and Slovaks got rid of the Communist regime” 19 years ago – and about those who “still vote for ‘the...

Serbia: Does Barack Obama Mean Hospitality for the World?

Ljubisa Bojic reviews what Serbian bloggers think of Barack Obama's chances of changing the U.S. policy towards Serbia.

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