Latin America

Argentina’s polls: just one week to hear its destiny
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Argentina’s polls: just one week to hear its destiny

In few days, on 14th August, approximately 28 million Argentines will face a new challenge: the first elections which are open, simultaneous and obligatory.  Such elections are contemplated by la Ley de Democratización de la Representación Política, la Transparencia y la Equidad Electoral (the Law for Democratization of Political Representation, […]

Mexico: PAN’s Seven Candidates
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Mexico: PAN’s Seven Candidates

While most Mexican political forces have not yet defined their contenders for the presidential race, seven politicians of the ruling National Action Party (PAN) are vying for its candidature in the 2012 elections. Katia Monteagudo According to PAN’s chairman Gustavo Madero, each candidate must decide whether or not to step […]

Peru claim back Incan artifacts
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Peru claim back Incan artifacts

Yale University has announced plans to return more than 5000 Incan artifacts to this country by the end of 2012. Leslie Porter The move ends a 90 year battle for the repatriation of the artifacts which Peruvian authorities claim started in 1917 with petitions to the university to return the […]