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What to watch for in 2016

Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.

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South America’s shift to the right

Venezuela’s government turns out to be neither as popular nor as undemocratic as left and right (respectively) would have had you believe.

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Two big ones for the right

Big swings to the right in Poland and Argentina suggest change is on the way. But electoral systems matter as much as actual votes.

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Election preview: Argentina

A three-way race for president in Argentina looks like confirming the country’s leftward direction, but there may be troubled times ahead.

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Sanctions, east and west

American sanctions against Cuba have had more than fifty years to work, but haven’t. Sanctions against Russia, however, are doing unexpectedly well.

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Four elections in one day

A summary of yesterday’s four elections, in Brazil, Ukraine, Tunisia and Uruguay.

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Election preview: Brazil

Tomorrow sees the first round of an interesting three-way contest for president of Brazil, which seems to have been transformed by a plane crash.

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Colombians vote for peace

Colombia’s president gets the renewed mandate that he sought to pursue peace for his troubled country.

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Election preview: Colombia

Colombia’s president is up for re-election, but his plans for peace with the country’s FARC guerrillas are not universally popular.

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One for the centre-right in Panama

Latin America’s rightwards shift continues, as the centre-left can manage only third place in Panama’s presidential election.

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