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

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English Publication Date: October 3, 2013 Source: Trinidad Express Country: Trinidad and Tobago

All political parties contesting the local government elections have presented their nominees and now the Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission (TTDC) has invited senior party representatives and leaders to participate in “2013 Local Government...

English Publication Date: October 2, 2013 Source: Trinidad Express Country: Trinidad and Tobago

Political Leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) David Abdulah believes there is still time for the Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission to amend its rules to allow the party to be a part of the upcoming local government elections...

English Publication Date: October 1, 2013 Source: The Santiago Times Country: Chile

The upcoming presidential election provides several firsts since Chile’s return to democracy in 1990: the first official presidential primary elections, the first time voting is optional and registration automatic, and the first time presidential...

English Publication Date: September 30, 2013 Source: Global News Country: Canada

Events on the campaign trail are a little lighter Monday as the three main party leaders prepare for...

Spanish Publication Date: September 29, 2013 Source: La Tercera (Chile) Country: Chile

La candidata presidencial de la Alianza participó en su segunda actividad junto a miembros del gobierno, y pidió al ministro Chadwick que dé suma urgencia a proyecto de ley antiencapuchados y a aumentar atribuciones de carabineros.

Spanish Publication Date: September 27, 2013 Source: Pulso Country: Chile

Aunque el foro de Paz Ciudadana estaba organizado para presentar propuestas en seguridad, la polémica por la ausencia de Bachelet en el debate ANP se tomó la discusión.

Spanish Publication Date: September 26, 2013 Source: El Morrocotudo (Chile) Country: Chile

A casi dos meses de las elecciones, los debates presidenciales se están tomando la agenda de las y los postulantes para gobernar Chile por los siguientes 4 años.

English Publication Date: September 25, 2013 Source: Global News Country: Canada

Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil found that being the front-runner can make you the quarry in an election campaign as he became the target of attacks from both his opponents Wednesday night in the first formal televised leaders debate...

Spanish Publication Date: September 24, 2013 Source: El Boyaldía Country: Chile

Por críticas al formato propuesto para los debates presidenciales, el comando de Marco Enríquez-Ominami, determinaron no participar de los encuentros televisivos del 29 y 30 de octubre organizados por la Asociación Nacional de Televisión, Anatel...

English Publication Date: September 23, 2013 Source: Trinidad Express Country: Trinidad and Tobago

The Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission (TTDC) is calling on corporate and private citizens to contribute to the $1.7 million bill to produce and televise the Local Government Elections Debates 2013.