Venezuelans went to the polls to elect mayors and municipal councils on Dec. 8.
The TSE named right-wing National Party candidate Juan Hernandez as winner and a large Libre Party march through Tegucigalpa was protesting election fraud.
The Supreme Electoral Tribunal gave 774,757 votes to National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez and 623, 080 votes to Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya.
The noise is terrific and everyone zooms back and forth, round and round, clashing with everybody else. And there may be no real winner -- except perhaps the man at the cash register.
On February 2, there will be a presidential election in El Salvador, to replace outgoing left-center President Mauricio Funes.
Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election in April by a slim margin, a result still unrecognized by the U.S. government.
The upcoming elections "will test whether Latin America's transition to democracy and social justice will be permitted to advance."
Madagascar today is one of the richest nations in the region, and one of the poorest. It has vast natural resources (gold, nickel, cobalt, petroleum), but 92 percent of its people live on $2.00 per day or less.
Three men flew from Berlin to Moscow, were taken in a car with tinted glass windows to a secret location - where they met Edward Snowden. The meeting was very interesting. So were the three visitors.
What Babiš and his party actually stand for, other than the fact that they don't like Social Democrats, Communists, and taxes, is by no means clear.