Posts Tagged ‘presidential’

Brazil: Socialist Presidential Frontrunner Lula da Silva Plans Luxury Wedding with Prison Love

Socialist Brazilian ex-president and current presidential frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is planning to marry his third wife-to-be on May 18 in an “ostentatious” nine-hour bash featuring high-end wines, a buffet with 11 types of cuisines, and a star-studded guest list.

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Wins Philippines Presidential Election

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. told reporters on Wednesday he was “ready to hit the ground running” following a presumed victory in the 2022 Philippine presidential election earlier that same day.

Who will these voters back in France’s presidential election?

French voters will take to the polls on 10 April to vote in the first round of the presidential election. While incumbent president Emmanuel Macron is leading in the polls, his rivals have recently cut into some of his support and polls also show that around a quarter of voters remain undecided. The abstention rate […]

Herschel Walker: Presidential Fitness Council Firing Threat Meant to Throw Campaign ‘Off Track’

Wednesday, the Biden administration asked for the resignation of Herschel Walker, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia, and Mehmet Oz, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, two Trump-appointed members, from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition. Source

‘Don’t Worry About Gas Prices!’ Says Biden From Presidential War Rig

WASHINGTON, D.C—President Joe Biden has announced that the U.S. will be banning all oil and gas from Russia. The President stated that this should not be a cause for any panic and not to worry about gas prices while he got in what appeared to be a heavy war rig. “C’mon folks, don’t be ridiculous. Gas prices […]

Erdogan Prepares for Yet Another Presidential Term

The next Turkish general elections are scheduled for June 2023. The incumbent Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to run as a People’s Alliance presidential candidate, a coalition that had been formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power since 2003 (first, […]

Israel presidential visit to UAE a first as diplomatic relations grow

Israel’s president flew to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions rise in the region. The UAE and Israel normalised relations in the fall of 2020, part of a series of US-brokered diplomatic […]

Clinton Is Being Promoted As A 2024 Presidential Candidate

As Democrats argue that the unpopularity of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris is creating a ‘power vacuum,’ the possibility of Hillary Clinton vying for the presidency again is being discussed in the mainstream media. Two prominent Democrats are pitching Clinton as being in an “advantageous position” to run. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign up to get […]

Reports Turkey supports Tunisia coup not credible, ex-presidential adviser says 

Recent reports that Turkey supports Tunisian President Kais Saied’s power grab are “deficit of credibility” and “are mostly a matter of media marketing”, the adviser to former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has said. In a statement to MEMO, the former adviser for international affairs Anouar Gharbi said: “Turkey has encouraged initiatives and efforts by the […]

Poll: Trump Leads Biden by 8 Points in Hypothetical Presidential Matchup 

More voters would choose former President Donald Trump over President Joe Biden if the election were held today, according to a new Center for American Greatness poll. The national poll, conducted December 17 to December 19 among 750 registered voters, presented respondents with a series of questions about Biden’s performance in office and a hypothetical matchup […]

Historic Win For Leftist Gabriel Boric in Chile Presidential Election

Apruebo Dignidad candidate Gabriel Boric has won Chile’s presidential elections in a historic victory for the Left in Latin America. Left-wing former student leader Gabriel Boric has beat out far-right candidate Jose Antonio Kast with nearly 100% of the votes tallied, according to figures published by Chile’s electoral authorities SERVEL. Gabriel Boric has become the nation’s youngest leader […]

Libya’s Presidential Mess A Direct Result Of Foreign Meddling

Libya’s first Presidential election since the overthrow of its former leader Muammar Gaddafi, by NATO backed militias, seems unlikely to happen in a few days time as all sides prepare for a return to civil war. Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, the son of Muammar Gaddafi, seems to be the Presidential favorite after being re-accepted as a […]

A Pro-Pinochet Presidential Candidate Threatens To Swing Chile To The Far Right

Former Chilean congressman José Antonio Kast is such an enormous fan of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, the brutal right-wing dictator who ruled the country from 1973 to 1990, that he abandoned his far-right political party four years ago because, in his eyes, it wasn’t devoted enough to the advancement of the late tyrant’s legacy. This weekend, […]

France election: Presidential candidates accuse Macron of skirting campaign rules

French presidential candidates are exhorting President Emmanuel Macron to officialise his candidacy, accusing him of using his position to campaign while skirting rules. Valérie Pecresse, the candidate for the mainstream right-wing Les Republicains party, on Monday filed a complaint with the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) over an upcoming televised interview with Macron. The hour […]

Greens reject bid for France’s fractured left to unite ahead of presidential election

The Green party’s candidate for the French presidential election has ruled out taking part in a primary contest to designate a single left-wing candidate. “No, I will not take part in a left-wing primary,” Yannick Jadot, the ecologist presidential candidate, said on Thursday in response to a call issued the day before by Socialist candidate […]

French presidential election 2022: Valérie Pécresse wins conservative primary

Head of Paris region Valérie Pécresse will be the presidential candidate of “Les Républicains,” France’s main right-wing party said on Saturday. Pécresse won 61% of the votes in the final round of the party’s primary election compared to 39% for her challenger Eric Ciotti, a hardliner MP from Nice. It is the first time the […]

“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

On Sunday, November 28th, Hondurans went to the polls to elect a new cheif executive after 8 years under the corrupt rule of rightwing President Juan Orlando Hernandez. The choice was between two main candidates, Xiomora Castro, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist representing the progressive Liberty and Refoundation Party (LIBRE), and Nasry Asfura, the mayor of […]

France: far-right populist announces candidacy for 2022 presidential election 

French populist and media pundit Eric Zemmour announced yesterday that he is standing as a candidate in next year’s presidential election with a chilling message for Europe’s Muslims. The 63-year-old, who has been called a far-right “Jewish anti-Semite”, peddled the racist and infamous “great replacement” conspiracy theory in a video announcing his candidacy. “We will […]

Catastrophe since 2017: How to cover France’s presidential election?

November 22, 2021 by Ramin Mazaheri and cross-posted with PressTV It’s a question which appears almost too basic a starting point, but not when we recall what a catastrophe the heart of Western Europe has been since 2017: What is to be done about France? Emmanuel Macron: Marketed as Prince Charming but who quickly became Evil […]

Obama Presidential Center Brings Rising Costs to Low-Income Chicago Residents

As the Obama Presidential Center continues construction near Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, many low-income residents are asking the city for protection over fears that property taxes, insurance, and interest rates will skyrocket as the neighborhood changes to a more upscale area. Many residents of the Woodlawn and South Shore neighborhoods fear being driven out of […]

Probe launched over alleged rape at French presidential palace

French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred earlier this year in the presidential Elysee Palace, the Paris prosecutor’s office said Friday. A woman soldier working at the palace accused a fellow serviceman of rape, according to French President Emmanuel Macron’s office. Both were stationed at the Elysee, but the accused serviceman has since […]

French presidential election: Who’s who in the race to replace Macron?

The list of people hoping to create an upset and unseat Emmanuel Macron is quickly growing with six months to go before France’s presidential election. Macron has not yet announced he will be running for a second term but is widely expected to do so. His main challenger within the centrist La Republique en Marche […]

Taliban Buys Hunter Biden Painting For Presidential Palace

KABUL—After a long week conquering Afghanistan, the Taliban has taken over the presidential palace in Kabul, and is so happy to finally enjoy the luxury of beds and electricity and bathrooms that they have been deprived of for so long as they hid out in the harsh mountains for twenty years. But after just a […]

Taliban take control of Kabul and presidential palace, Ashraf Ghani flees

Taliban forces are assuming control of the Afghan capital Kabul and have taken control of the presidential palace, after the country’s president Ashraf Ghani fled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  One of the Taliban’s units shared pictures of the Palace interior – seemingly intact, but empty and abandoned by Afghan officials – on an official Telegram account. […]

Tunisia’s Presidential Takeover Could Spiral Out Of Control, Foreign Powers Eager To Get Involved

In what is being called a coup by leading political parties in Tunisia, the country’s President Kais Saied swiftly froze parliament and relieved the government of its duty, placing complete power in his own hands. This was followed by both protests and celebrations throughout the country, but could quickly turn much more violent if the […]

US Targets Nicaraguan Presidential Election

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. July 15, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: A man walks by a mural depicting Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua March 30, 2020. Reuters/Stringer. Former Solidarity Activists Echo Imperial Talking Points. Before Henry Kissinger became a Clinton pal, liberals condemned him for saying: “I don’t see why we need to stand […]

Dirty Tricks Campaign In Peru To Deny The Left’s Presidential Victory

Above Photo: @PedroCastilloTe/Twitter. Half an hour’s taxi ride from the House of Pizarro, the presidential palace in Lima, Peru, is a high-security prison at the Callao naval base. The prison was built to hold leaders of Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path), particularly Abimael Guzmán. Not far from Guzmán’s cell is that of Vladimiro Montesinos, intelligence chief […]

Brazil’s 2022 presidential vote will be between ‘fascism and democracy’, ex-leader Lula says

Brazil’s 2022 presidential election will be ballot between “fascism and democracy”, former leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told Euronews, as he mulls mounting a challenge against incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Lula, 75, led the Latin American country between 2003 and 2010, introducing popular social measures that lifted millions out of poverty. But the Workers’ […]

Trump debuts at 41st in C-SPAN presidential rankings

In the administrative skills category, Trump was ranked last among the 45 former presidents. He also fell in last in the category of moral authority, just below Buchanan — who is most widely known for his failure to prevent the Civil War. Trump fared better in the Public Persuasion category, in which he was ranked […]

Britney Spears Considers Presidential Run As Only Person The Left And Right Both Agree With

Britney Spears Considers Presidential Run As Only Person The Left And Right Both Agree With LOS ANGELES, CA—After achieving bipartisan support for her cause among both the Left and the Right, Britney Spears has announced that if she wins her battle against conservatorship, she will consider running for president since she’s the only person literally everyone agrees with.  […]

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