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A walkover in Central America

The populist candidate Luis Guillermo SolĂ­s wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide, after his opponent threw in the towel a month ago.

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Election news from around the world

This week in our semi-regular roundup: news from Serbia, Slovakia, El Salvador, Maldives and Algeria.

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A tale of two elections

Very different elections in El Salvador and North Korea, yet each in its way signals the triumph of democracy.

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A Central American cliffhanger

A former guerrilla leader has a wafer-thin lead as El Salvador’s presidential election turns out to be a quite unexpected cliffhanger.

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Two runoffs in Central America

Results from El Salvador and Costa Rica show two presidential runoffs on the way, although one is pretty much a foregone conclusion.

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Election preview: Costa Rica and El Salvador

Incumbent parties are favored to win on Sunday in both Costa Rica and El Salvador, but both will be interesting contests.

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Another president-for-life looms for Nicaragua

President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua doesn’t want to give up the job that he first held in the 1980s.

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US steps slowly back from Cuba sanctions

Talks between the United States and Cuba, a rare event in themselves, have proceeded well. There seems to be a dawning realisation that sanctions have outlived their relevance.

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The electoral top ten for 2013

A review of the year’s most interesting elections and whether they show us any general trends.

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No surprises in Chile

The roster of big elections for the year comes to an end with a landslide victory in Chile for the centre-left.

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