Raul Castro was elected to his second term as Cuban president February 24, but he said it would be his last.
Austerity is the key issue facing Cypriot voters as they head to the polls for the second round of the presidential elections.
Rafael Correa won his third election to Ecuador's presidency on February 17, 2013.
At least 51 percent of candidates of Correa's Alianza Pais political party gained National Assembly seats. Never before in Ecuadorian history has a single party held a legislative majority.
The president, is, like the Queen in England, the nominal head of state, however, in this island nation the post is largely ceremonial.
There were tweets every minute and soon tens of thousands of electronic messages - all about sexual harassment and sexism in general.
On Saturday, voters in the Czech Republic participated in runoff presidential elections.
The seizure in the Ghanaian port of Tema of an Argentine ship may serve as a warning of Mitt Romney's entanglement with sleazy "vulture fund capitalists."
The reelection, for a third term, of Venezuela's left wing president has set off wails of anguish in the right-wing media and political circles in the United States.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on October 7 overwhelmingly defeated Henrique Capriles, presidential candidate of the right-wing Roundtable of Democratic Unity Coalition.