Independent candidates in Tunisia claim victory in 2018 municipal elections
Seven years after the Tunisian Revolution, independent candidates have gained significant ground in this year’s municipal elections. With around 32.2% of the votes, it is clear that great change is still happening in the North African country. For more on this story, click this link.
Mexico Elections 2018
Andrés Manuel López Obrador claimed victory in the 2018 Mexican presidential elections. The left-wing candidate, who started his political career centre-right, is a former Mexico City mayor. He vowed to combat the country’s record-breaking violence by meeting his security team daily. He has also recently been most critical of US president, Donald Trump saying he’ll help Trump “see reason”.
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