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Tag: Reelection

  • Friday, January 3rd 2020 - 09:51 UTC

    Guaido bids for reelection as Venezuelan parliament speaker on Sunday

    While the first half of 2019 was full of drama, tension, an abortive military uprising, by the end of the year opposition leader Guaido's push seemed to have run out of steam

    After a tumultuous year in which he declared himself Venezuela's acting president and at times seemed close to toppling socialist leader Nicolas Maduro, Juan Guaido will bid for re-election as the parliament's speaker on Sunday.

  • Friday, December 14th 2018 - 09:13 UTC

    Evo compares himself with Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

    “Is the best player going to get out?” Evo says it's “impossible!”

    Bolivian President Evo Morales Thursday downplayed criticism against him being allowed to seek yet another reelection despite a constitutional ban and the “nay” victory at the February 21, 2016 referendum with which he tried to circumvent it by saying it would be as if stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could not play for their national football teams.

  • Tuesday, February 6th 2018 - 09:17 UTC

    Ecuadorean president wins referendum, barring Correa's hopes of reelection

    “The victory of the ‘yes’ vote opens the path for us to work together, confrontation is a thing of the past,” Moreno said in a televised broadcast

    Ecuadoreans on Sunday voted to prevent presidents from holding more than two terms in office, according to the elections council, a win for President Lenin Moreno that blocks his mentor-turned-adversary Rafael Correa from returning to power. The results from the referendum, called by Moreno, roll back a measure Correa pushed through Congress in 2015 to allow unlimited presidential re-election.