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· January, 2009

Stories about Elections from January, 2009

31 January 2009

Georgia: Opposition Unites, Kind Of…

Madagascar: The mayor proclaims himself president

A dispute between the president of Madagascar, Marc Ravalomanan, and the mayor of the capital, Andry Rajoelina, thrust Malagasy citizens into violent rioting and looting last week, and has now...

Latvia: Protest and Changes

29 January 2009

Jamaica: Local Obama?

Azerbaijan: Democratization Under Siege

Colombia: President Uribe's Prospects for Re-Election

Japan: Obama vs. Aso

Like every other country in the world, Japan, one of the strongest of America's allies in Asia, followed closely the election of President Obama. His speech has been broadcast, translated...

28 January 2009

Armenia: No PACE Sanctions

Armenia: Council of Europe Reprieve

Yesterday's meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) gave Armenia one last chance to avoid sanctions following last year's clashes between opposition supporters and security forces...

Azerbaijan: Parliamentary Deputy Blogs

27 January 2009

Madagascar: “History repeats itself…as a farce” in recent unrest

On blogs and forums, reflections on the sources of the current unrest and the history of Madagascar's turbulent democracy.

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Bye Bye Bush

Haiti, U.S.A.: Obama & Abortion

Armenia: Voting Rights

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