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

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English Publication Date: February 21, 2020 Source: Stabroek News Country: Guyana

President of the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association, Dr Jewel Thomas, told the audience that all parties had been invited, and so any which were not participating did so out of choice. Conscious that a presidential candidate might not...

English Publication Date: February 15, 2020 Source: Stabroek News Country: Guyana

In effect, there would be a separate, later, debate for just the Coalition and the PPP.  What you therefore had is a rehashing of the distinction we rejected in the first proposed debate: one session for the duopoly to dance with each other alone...

English Publication Date: February 12, 2020 Source: Deseret News Country: United States

Officials representing the U. and the Utah Debate Commission asked members of the Utah Legislature’s Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee for $1.5 million to help cover security and other costs of hosting the event on Oct. 7 in Kingsbury...

English Publication Date: February 12, 2020 Source: Stabroek News Country: Guyana

The University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) in collaboration with Move On Guyana Inc is hosting a series of political debates between the political parties contesting the 2020 general and regional elections.

English Publication Date: February 12, 2020 Source: The Hill Country: United States

President Trump on Wednesday said he would debate the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, putting to rest, at least temporarily, questions about whether he would take part in general election debates.

Spanish Publication Date: February 11, 2020 Source: Primicias Country: Ecuador

El calendario incluye el debate presidencial, que es obligatorio desde las elecciones de 2021.

English Publication Date: February 11, 2020 Source: Entorno Inteligente Country: Guyana

The debate is being facilitated by Move On Guyana Inc. and the University of Guyana Workers’ Union (UGWU) and will take place at the campus’ Education Lecture Theatre (ELT) at 18:00hrs.

English Publication Date: February 6, 2020 Source: M Live Country: United States

That’s where UM’s Debate Steering Committee and Debate Core Teams come in. The 19-member steering committee has been engaging with students and the university community to develop events that can take place ahead of and surrounding the Oct. 15...

Spanish Publication Date: February 5, 2020 Source: Notimérica Country: Bolivia

"El debate es uno de los logros históricos de la democracia que el ex presidente (Evo) Morales nos bloqueaba de manera arbitraria", dijo el martes en declaraciones a los medios de comunicación desde un foro empresarial.

Spanish Publication Date: February 5, 2020 Source: FM Bolivia Country: Bolivia

El especialista español explicó que a través del debate se conoce al candidato en una situación complicada, además de que este expone sus propuestas de gobierno y demuestra su capacidad de respuesta ante una discusión.