Acting High Court Judge Justice Stanley John on Thursday dismissed the two petitions filed by candidates for the main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP), in the December 2015 general elections.Continue reading
A meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo to discuss the way forward to general elections in keeping with the country’s constitution, ended in a stalemate on Wednesday.
This as the country faces a constitutional crisis as the 90-days window to hold general elections following a successful no confidence motion in December 2018, looms.Continue reading
Opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to Venezuela on Monday after a series of meetings in Latin America, with world leaders sympathetic to his cause.Continue reading
Kemal Derviş and Caroline Conroy
Many commentators have described Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election as a triumph for the center right, because he received votes that otherwise would have gone to the scandal-plagued mainstream conservative candidate, François Fillon.
But this electoral dynamic does not capture the meaning of Macron’s victory. It would be more accurate to say that Macron cut through traditional party divides and stood as a candidate for those who believe that, with proper management and new technologies, European integration and the forces of globalization can deliver widely shared benefits. By contrast, most of Macron’s opponents simply stoked fears about today’s economic realities. Continue reading
The state of Florida could prove to be the clincher for the 2012 US Presidential Elections. Both the Romney and Obama campaigns have been focusing heavily on this state which brings in at least 29 votes in the electoral college – votes that could push either Governor Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama into the White House. Continue reading
Former Prime Minister Dr.Keith Mitchell is predicting that General Elections in Grenada will be called before year-end, almost a year before it is constitutionally due.
Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Mitchell says the NDC government should go back to the polls and allow Grenadians to decide whether they want them to continue leading the country. Continue reading