This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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English Publication Date: January 17, 2019 Source: ABC Country: Indonesia

But as the debate between President Joko Widodo and Opposition Leader Prabowo Subianto kicked off, the mood seemed to change as many criticised both men for parroting speeches rather than devising punchy rebuttals.

English Publication Date: January 17, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post Country: Indonesia

Ahead of the first presidential debate on Thursday evening, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo posted a photo of himself on Facebook at 10:37 a.m., showing him in traditional Javanese attire with the red-and-white national flag in the background.

Spanish Publication Date: January 16, 2019 Source: La Página Country: El Salvador

El Grupo Orbita conformado por Canal 25, Diario La Página y radio Orbita FM 95.3, transmitirá el debate de los candidatos a vicepresidentes de El Salvador, sin la asistencia del compañero de fórmula de candidato que lidera las preferencias...

English Publication Date: January 16, 2019 Source: Ngyab Country: Nigeria

The Nigerian Presidential Debate 2019 is just an opportunity to evaluate the policies, preparedness and demeanour of those who seek to govern Nigerians and decide who can design the roadmap to effective leadership and prosperity.

Spanish Publication Date: January 15, 2019 Source: La Prensa Gráfica Country: El Salvador

Rubén Zamora señaló que Bukele incluso quiso imponer su alternativa de hablar sin otros candidatos.

Spanish Publication Date: January 14, 2019 Source: La Página Country: El Salvador

El candidato por el partido GANA-Nuevas Ideas, Félix Ulloa, fue el ausente en el primer debate de candidatos a la vicepresidencia organizado por la Asociación Salvadoreña de Radiodifusores (ASDER), por considerar “que no hay un clima propicio...

English Publication Date: January 14, 2019 Source: Vanguard Country: Nigeria

Plans for a television debate this Saturday between the two leading presidential candidates in the country are today rooted in intrigues as handlers of President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar engage in a game of intrigues.
 

Spanish Publication Date: January 12, 2019 Source: El Mundo Country: El Salvador

La embajadora de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador, Jean Manes, hizo un llamado a los salvadoreños para que sigan el debate presidencial, que está programado para este domingo 13 de enero, las 7:00 p.m.

Spanish Publication Date: January 11, 2019 Source: La Página Country: El Salvador

Por medio de su cuenta de Twitter la embajadora de los Estados Unidos acreditada en El Salvador, Jean Elizabeth Manes, hizo un llamado a la población en general a fin de que observen y vean el debate presidencial que ASDER organizó para la noche...

Spanish Publication Date: January 11, 2019 Source: El Mundo Country: El Salvador

El candidato presidencial por la alianza “Nuevo País”, Carlos Calleja, participará en el II Gran Debate de candidatos a la presidencia realizado por la Asociación Salvadoreña de Radiodifusión (ASDER) y la Asociación de Universidades de El...