Elections

Nigeria: Upcoming elections spark enthusiasm among first-time voters

On 25 February, Africa’s most populous country will elect its president and vice-president. If there are almost twenty candidates, only three seem to be in the running to replace Muhammadu Buhari, the current Nigerian president. Nigerian youth want to exercise…

Czech Republic, Next president to be elected by ballot

The vote count for the first ballot for the direct election of the president of the Czech Republic, the third since 2013, has just been completed. As expected, none of the candidates reached the necessary threshold of 50% of the…

Lula elected in Brazil: a victory with many challenges

With Lula’s victory, many challenges lie ahead that we will have to observe and seriously reflect upon, the first of which is the transition of government that should only have to take place on 1 January 2023. The page of…

Lula won by God’s hand

On the birthday of the world’s greatest popular myth, Brazil couldn’t go wrong. Because if there is something that Brazil has, it is roots, black entrails, ancestral rites, welcoming of all diasporas, resistance and macumba. Brazil is blood, sweat and…

Italian elections: abstention and the far right

The first statistic of the Italian political elections is the record abstention rate: 64% of voters, confirming the distrust of the electorate towards the political system damaged by changes in programmes and alliances, by an incomprehensible electoral system that rewards…

“Who doesn’t fight, doesn’t go to heaven”.

11 October 1987. Attention! Breaking news. At 3:45 in the afternoon Jaime Pardo Leal, candidate for the presidency of Colombia for the Patriotic Union, was assassinated in the village of Patio Bonito in the municipality of La Mesa (Cundinamarca). The…

Support for Angolan presidential candidate

In view of the upcoming presidential election to be held in Angola on the 24th of August, the International Federation of Humanist Parties (IHP), gives its full support to the candidacy of Dr. Florbela Malaquias of the Humanist Party of…

Progressivism triumphs in Colombia and a people that is beginning to leave 200 years of loneliness behind it

The presidential ballot in Colombia, with almost 100 percent of the polling stations counted according to the National Electoral Council, ended on Sunday 19 June with the victory of the progressive candidate Gustavo Petro for the Historical Pact, who received…

Zabier Hernández “We must treat with love all those who did not vote in order to make them fall in love”.

This Sunday presidential elections took place in Colombia. Gustavo Petro was the candidate who obtained the most votes with more than 8.5 million votes, something like 40.32% of the votes. He will face Rodolfo Hernández on 19 June in the…

France at the crossroads

The French presidential election last April resolved nothing but the extension of Emmanuel Macron’s term in office, which is far from answering the questions that are troubling the French people. Although Macron delayed the formation of a new government as…

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