Tag: Election


Is Turkish President Erdoğan’s Win At The Polls A Win For Russia?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has retained his position as the President of Turkey in the country’s recent general election, thus giving him control of the reins of power for another five years. The 69-year-old leader is no neophyte; he served as Turkey’s prime minister from 2003 to 2014. He also served as mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998 and has […]


Turkish President Erdogan Extends Rule With Runoff Vote Win

ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a new five-year term in hand after prevailing in a runoff election that opposition members hoped would unseat him amid a cost-of-living crisis. Erdogan won Sunday’s second round with 52.2% of the vote, besting opponent Kemal Kilicdaroglu’s 47.8%. “I thank each member of our nation for entrusting me with the responsibility to govern […]


Early Voting On The Increase In US

WASHINGTON — More than 35 million Americans have already voted in nationwide congressional races ahead of midterm elections this Tuesday, as key Republicans predicted Sunday that they will take control of both chambers of Congress from Democrats during the second half of Democratic President Joe Biden’s four-year term in the White House. The early voting trend is continuing, with the United […]


Lula Da Silva Wins Brazil’s Presidential Runoff Vote

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva triumphed over incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro Sunday in Brazil’s presidential runoff vote. Da Silva had 50.9% of the ballots, with 99.9% of the votes counted. Election officials said Lula’s victory was a mathematical certainty. “They tried to bury me alive and here I am,” President-elect Da Silva said Sunday. The far-right Bolsonaro […]


Trump Facing Major Criminal Investigations As He Considers 2024 Presidential Run

WASHINGTON — As he strongly hints at another campaign for the White House in 2024, former U.S. President Donald Trump is facing major federal and state criminal investigations into his actions in the immediate aftermath of his failed reelection campaign in 2020. Monday’s unprecedented FBI raid at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida was the latest indication that investigators remain focused on […]


Trump Says Republican Senator Ben Sasse Is “Bad News”

Former President Trump maintains his line of fire with a swagger toward anyone who dares to cross or disagrees with him. This time, it’s Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) who is taking the heat as Trump railed against him during a telerally held for Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster (R). Trump said he should never have given his endorsement to Senator […]


Barbados Prime Minister Sworn Into Office

Mia Mottley was sworn into office as prime minister on Thursday, thus assuming the leadership of Barbados’ government for the second term. Mottley, who along with reappointed Attorney General Dale Marshall was sworn in by President Dame Sandra Mason at State House, said she would give serious thought over the weekend to who would form her team of ministers. She […]


More Than 250,000 COVID-19 Cases Reported In A Day In India

India has reported more than a quarter of a million confirmed COVID-19 cases, the fifth consecutive day that infections have surpassed that number. According to figures released on Monday by the Ministry of Health, the country logged 258,089 new COVID-19 cases, moving its tally to more than 37 million. The death toll is at 486,451, with 385 new deaths recorded […]


Biden Calls For Stance Against The Lukashenka Regime

The President of the U.S. Joe Biden has called for action against the Lukashenka regime viewing it as undemocratic and illegitimate. Mr. Biden said the people of Belarus were prevented from letting “their voices heard and shape their own future through that most basic expression of democracy—an election.” He further said, “The Lukashenka regime perpetrated election fraud, followed by a […]


Is The PNP Suffering From Myopia?

If a fix is suggested for the PNP, the assumption is that one understands the problem that needs to be corrected, at least papered over so that the party can squeak by as the winner in a soon-to-be-called election. There then is the rub. The problem, whatever the problem is, requires not so much an inconvenient solution as a necessary […]