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· November, 2008

Stories about Elections from November, 2008

18 November 2008

Bolivia: Challengers in Next Presidential Elections

Tunisia: Yes, they can. No, we can't!

The week of the US election coincided with the 21st anniversary of 'change' in Tunisia. But while Americans went to the polls to elect their 44th president, in its 50...

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Poetic Obama

13 November 2008

Nicaragua: Concerns About Fraud in Recent Elections

The streets of Managua were not the only place where supporters of the two political parties in Nicaragua were present during the recent municipal elections held on November 9. One...

Cuba: Lomas Fired

Armenia: Special Committees

10 November 2008

Maldives: New Cabinet

9 November 2008

New Zealand: Time for Change As Well?

On November 8, New Zealand held a general election with opposition coalition winning a majority in Parliament. Is this a time for change? Bloggers have different opinions.

Obama's Victory: Reactions From Tanzania

In Tanzania, new of Barack Obama's historic victory in the US Presidential election dominated almost every Swahili blog.

Armenia: Obama Endorsement

Bangladesh: Myanmar troop build up

Pakistan: Obama the Revenge!

For years, many people in Pakistan hated the policies of US President George W. Bush. Most Pakistanis believed that the policies of Mr. Bush to fight terrorism were failed policies. Yes...

8 November 2008

Doubts about Zambia's presidential elections

Syria: Comments on the U.S. Elections

The Syrian blogosphere, particularly the contingent that blogs in English, has been somewhat quiet about the U.S. elections, at least in comparison to its neighbors. It's no secret that many...

Armenia: Bloggers Reaction to Obama Victory