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

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English Publication Date: November 9, 2013 Source: Costa Rica Star Country: Costa Rica

In a college atmosphere, the Youth and Politics Presidential Forum was attended by approximately 1000 people in the amphitheater of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) campus in Liberia on Wednesday, November 6.

Spanish Publication Date: November 6, 2013 Source: El Financiero Country: Costa Rica

Solo tres candidatos a la presidencia de la República asistieron al debate presidencial organizado por laUniversidad de Costa Rica (UCR) en su sede de Liberia, Guanacaste.

English Publication Date: November 3, 2013 Source: National Mirror Country: Nigeria
Ahead of the Anambra State gubernatorial election fixed for November 16, the trio of Dr Chris Ngige of All Progressives Congress, APC; Dr Willie Obiano, of All Progressives Grand...
English Publication Date: November 1, 2013 Source: National Mirror Country: Nigeria
The arrangement to make the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election of November 16 successful yesterday got a boost as the first debate for the governorship candidates took...
Spanish Publication Date: October 30, 2013 Source: CNN Chile Country: Chile

Ante la presentación del debate presidencial, los cuestionamientos apuntaron al formato, tiempo y contenidos. 

English Publication Date: October 27, 2013 Source: The Himalayan Times Country: Nepal

The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) are bringing together senior leaders of nine political parties to debate on the agendas prepared by them...

Spanish Publication Date: October 24, 2013 Source: El País (Costa Rica) Country: Costa Rica

Este miércoles arrancó el primer debate camino a las elecciones de febrero del próximo año. La discusión que se realizó en la Universidad Nacional (UNA) trajo a la mesa a los candidatos presidenciales que se encuentran en los primeros lugares de...

English Publication Date: October 20, 2013 Source: Trinidad Express Country: Trinidad and Tobago

(Column) So voting day is here, at last. Strangely, in the lead-up my thoughts were not on the results of today’s local government elections. I had been thinking instead about PNM political leader Dr Keith Rowley’s claim last week that he won a...

English Publication Date: October 18, 2013 Source: Civil Georgia Country: Georgia

Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) hosted on October 17 debates between four presidential candidates, among them GD’s Giorgi Margvelashvili and UNM’s Davit Bakradze.

English Publication Date: October 17, 2013 Source: Trinidad Express Country: Trinidad and Tobago

Prakash Ramadhar, political leader of the Congress of the People (COP), said he felt humiliated and embarrassed when interim leader of the Independent Liberal Party Jack Warner referred to him as a “bottom”.