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  • Carter Center faults Egypt's presidential elections

     
    After observing Egypt’s landmark presidential elections, the Carter Center’s monitoring mission raised concerns that “elements of martial law” obstructed voting and the democratic process....
  • Egypt's presidential candidates busy with spin ahead of runoff

     
    Egypt's presidential candidates were busy Saturday polishing sound bites and stretching the facts a bit as they re-marketed themselves as guardians of the uprising that overthrew Honsi Mubarak and led to the nation's first free election for a leader since...
  • Crowds in Mexico protest against leading presidential candidate

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Tens of thousands of protesters streamed through Mexico's capital and rallied at the Angel of Independence monument Sunday in another large demonstration against the country's mainstream media and the former ruling political party. The...
  • Popular Chilean student leader to visit Mexico

     
    The Chilean student leader Camila Vallejo confirmed on Wednesday that she will visit a Mexico City university and meet with members of the nascent student movement in Mexico known as "I Am 132."...
  • Egyptian presidential contender faces court ruling on political fate

     
    An Egyptian court ruling expected two days before next week’s presidential run-off election could throw the country’s politics into further disarray and ignite widespread unrest if the judges move to disqualify Ahmed Shafik, a loyalist to...
  • Mexico political party suspends former official in drug-money scandal

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The political party expected to win Mexico's upcoming presidential election sought Wednesday to distance itself from a former high-ranking official embroiled in a drug-trafficking and money-laundering scandal. Tomas Yarrington, a former...
  • San Diego paper endorses Councilman Carl DeMaio for mayor

     
    The U-T San Diego — formerly the San Diego Union-Tribune — has endorsed City Councilman Carl DeMaio, a conservative Republican and the campaign's leading pension hawk and proponent for outsourcing city government jobs, for mayor in the June...
  • Mexico students plan protests as second presidential debate nears

     
    It is looking more and more like a two-way race in Mexico's July 1 presidential election. That is, a contest between the PRI, Mexico's former ruling party, and everyone opposing its return....
  • L.A. Votes: Greuel and Garcetti vie for endorsements and cash

     
    As they gear up for the May 21 runoff election, L.A. mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are spending limited time on the campaign trail as they gather support and cash for the final 10 weeks of the race....
  • L.A. Votes: Building runoff machines, courting endorsements

     
    After a frenzy of activity on the campaign trail in recent weeks, culminating in last week’s primary election, the mayoral candidates are focusing on raising money, trotting out new endorsements and courting party and labor loyalists to build...
  • Garcetti garners endorsement of Art Torres

     
    Comparing Eric Garcetti to President Obama, former California Democratic Party chairman and state Sen. Art Torres on Monday endorsed Garcetti for mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti will prevail in the runoff against Controller Wendy Greuel, Torres predicted,...