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· February, 2009

Stories about Elections from February, 2009

25 February 2009

Ukraine: Politics on Twitter

Ukrainian president Victor Yushchenko has an official Twitter account; his tweets mirror daily schedule announcements and latest news items that are featured on the official website as well. There is...

21 February 2009

Angola: Presidential elections postponed?

As of the end of February 2009, there is still no schedule for the presidential elections in Angola, which were due this year. The main priority for the MPLA, the...

19 February 2009

Caribbean, USA: Where in the World is Allen Stanford?

It's one thing for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to lay fraud charges against Texas billionaire-cum-Caribbean cricket magnate Allen Stanford - but first, authorities have to find him. As...

Aruba: Putting on the Ritz-Carlton?

18 February 2009

Caribbean, USA: Stanford Charged with Fraud

Fresh on the heels of the latest regional financial meltdown comes another: news that U.S. billionaire Allen Stanford has been slapped with charges for investment fraud - more than 8...

Caribbean: Economic Effects

Costa Rica: Epsy Campbell Seeks Nomination

Serbia: The Parliament

17 February 2009

Estonia: “Consolidation” of Tallinn

Jamaica, Antigua: Pre-Election Violence

Armenia-Azerbaijan: High-profile assassinations

On 3 February, less than a month before the first anniversary of post-election violence in Yerevan, an Armenian Deputy Police Chief was gunned down. Eight days later, and five weeks...

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