California Governor Survives Recall Bid, Retains Position

U.S. media reported that California Governor Gavin Newsom survived bids to have him ousted as state governor as he garnered the majority’s votes.  Republican officials initiated a state-wide election on how Newsom handled the state’s pandemic response.  Newsom announced in …

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Calls for Snap Summer Election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Sunday a snap election for Sept.20, hoping to capitalize on popular support for his government’s efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. “Canadians need to choose how we finish the fight against Covid-19 and …

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Billionaire Tycoon Najib Mikati Named Lebanese Prime Minister-Designate

Lebanese politician and wealthy businessman Najib Mikati has become the next prime minister of Lebanon on Monday after securing 72 votes from the parliament. The 118-member parliament voted for Mikati’s nomination during binding consultations held by President Michel Aoun at …

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Former Schoolteacher Pedro Castillo Declared Winner of Peru’s Presidential Elections

Peru’s electoral agency on July 19 declared former provincial schoolteacher and union leader Pedro Castillo as the country’s president-elect, six weeks after a tightly-contested election. The Electoral Tribunal in Peruvian capital Lima confirmed that Castillo won the June 6 presidential …

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Myanmar Junta Claims Third of 2020 Election Ballots Fraudulent

The Myanmar military’s appointed election commission has supported the claims of fraud in last year’s election saying they found more than 11 million fraudulent votes, on Monday. The Union Election Commission said there were irregularities in the votes, following an …

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Severed Head Put in Ballot Box in Tijuana Amid Bloody Election Season

Severed head, plastic bags filled with body parts, and an inactive grenade have marked what is being termed as Mexico’s bloodiest midterm elections last Sunday. Local authorities said an unknown man tossed a severed head placed in a box at …

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