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· June, 2014

Stories about Elections from June, 2014

The Influence of the World Cup in the Colombian Election

  18 June 2014

Image by Globovisión on Flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0. On the blog Trayectoria Económica (Economic trajectory), Daniel Bustos writes about the recent presidential election in Colombia and analyzes a series of factors that, in his opinion, influenced the results. This includes the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: El sabado no fue...

Journalist: Colombia's President Was Reelected Because He Campaigned on Peace

  17 June 2014

Journalist Natalia Bonilla writes on Ser Cosmopolita (Being Cosmopolitan) about the results of the run-off in Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, June 15. For her, the peace discourse was fundamental for the reelection of president Juan Manuel Santos: “Paz”, la mejor palabra en su publicidad. Su repetición durante la campaña eleccionaria fue...

Reflections of a Colombian Voter During the FIFA World Cup

  17 June 2014

On the blog Filosofía de a pie (Pedestrian philosophy), Alejandro Martínez notes that “the T-shirt is the flag”, amidst the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the Colombian presidential election, about “the wicked association of football and politics”: La televisión y la prensa han catalogado a estas elecciones como las más...

Colombians Reelect President Juan Manuel Santos

  15 June 2014

With 98 percent of the votes officially counted in Colombia's presidential election, incumbent President Juan Manuel Santos (nicknamed Juanpa) has 5.7 percent more votes than his opponent Oscar Iván Zualuga: Ganó ‘Juanpa’. http://t.co/lZQ5PWMPQD pic.twitter.com/x3XImN3mHO — El Espectador (@elespectador) junio 15, 2014 ‘Juanpa’ was elected. Zuluaga reconoce derrota y felicita al...

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