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

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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...

Spanish Publication Date: September 23, 2013 Source: El Dínamo Country: Chile

Debido a la cantidad de aspirantes a La Moneda este año, se planteó la posibilidad de realizar una doble jornada, que no contempla interacción entre los postulantes.

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.

English Publication Date: September 22, 2013 Source: Minivan News Country: Maldives

The Maldives Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has announced that it has cancelled the scheduled presidential debate between the two candidates competing in the run-off election of the presidential election, which had originally been scheduled to...

English Publication Date: September 19, 2013 Source: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Country: Azerbaijan

The second televised debate ahead of Azerbaijan's October presidential election was interrupted when one of the nine candidates on stage hurled a bottle of water at the main opposition candidate, Camil Hasanli. 

Spanish Publication Date: September 12, 2013 Source: La Nación (Costa Rica) Country: Costa Rica

Las redes sociales preparan su arsenal para “bombardear” con consultas a los candidatos a la presidencia, quienes deberán contestarlas durante los debates televisivos “Costa Rica Elige”, que alista el Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE).

Spanish Publication Date: September 12, 2013 Source: La Tercera (Chile) Country: Chile

Múltiples reuniones y análisis de formatos de debates realizados en el extranjero fueron algunas de las actividades que realizaron los miembros del directorio de la Asociación Nacional de...

English Publication Date: September 11, 2013 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP's) withdrawal from a planned televised debate on a cross-strait service trade pact is "irresponsible," an aide to President Ma Ying-jeou criticized Wednesday.