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Montevideo, November 18th 2018 - 22:48 UTC

Tag: Socialist

  • Tuesday, September 4th 2018 - 08:52 UTC

    Bye, Bye Lula

    The two terms president and most popular politician in Brazil, Lula da Silva, is currently jailed in Curitiba

    On Sunday, Brazil’s top electoral court ruled that “Lula”, former president Luiz Inácio da Silva, cannot run in the presidential election this October. He served two terms as president (2003-2011), he dutifully waited out the following two terms, and his Workers’ Party (PT) has nominated him for the presidency again.

  • Thursday, June 7th 2018 - 08:15 UTC

    “Feminist cabinet” in Spain, 11 of 17 women ministers including defense, economy and finance

    Sánchez mix of party colleagues and experienced figures from outside politics is being described in Spain as a “feminist cabinet”.

    Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has given 11 of his 17 cabinet posts to women, a higher proportion than anywhere else in Europe. A self-styled feminist, Sánchez' choice was in marked contrast to the male-dominated executives of ex-PM Mariano Rajoy, ousted last week.