In Uruguay, the presidential runoff is both a family matter and an ideological confrontation.
Rousseff won most of Brazil's 26 states including Minas Gerais, Neves' home state where she was the governor from 2003 to 2010.
Morales' MAS brought an increase in resources available to the Bolivian people as the result of a burgeoning economy.
On Sunday October. 5, Brazil held its general elections, after a campaign that was anything but boring.
There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.
Political porcelain has been broken, raising questions on what went wrong and, to quote that old Abbott and Costello routine, "Who's on first?" for the next five years.
Joko Widodo has become the president of Indonesia after winning 53.13 percent of the vote in the country's 2014 presidential election. He will take office Oct. 20.
Instead of trying to improve its frayed, faded image as a progressive force, this party pays even more attention to "healthy business interests" and thus "encourage the economy."
The right-wing Conservative Party government of Stephen Harper has finally succeeded in imposing U.S. Republican Party style voter suppression legislation in Canada.
In early June, Europe had to digest the results of the European Parliament elections - and choke down some pretty nasty clumps.