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Singapore’s Governing Party Solidifies Rule

By Sarah Medeiros Singapore held snap elections this past September, an event reminiscent of the nation’s elections held immediately after Sept. 11, 2001. In both cases, the ruling party won overwhelmingly. Much like everyone in the United States, the island … Continue reading

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Rousseff Returns as Brazil’s President

By Kaye Adoo In a historic presidential election four years ago, Brazilians welcomed their first female president, Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff ran for re-election on Oct. 5 against 11 candidates, including another woman, environmentalist Marina Silva from the Brazilian Socialist Party. Since no … Continue reading

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Letter from Mexico: Carlos Marín & the Elections

by Rick Rockwell Carlos Marín has become both a symbol and a propaganda tool during Mexico’s elections.  As this is being written, millions of Mexicans are at the polls, voting for a new president.  Although he’s not on the ballot, … Continue reading

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