President Dilma Rousseff took her second term with tough challenges

Dilma Rousseff yesterday took her second four-year term as head of state of Brazil, in a ceremony held in the full House of Representatives in Brasilia. “I promise to keep, defend and uphold the Constitution, obey the laws, promote the general good of the Brazilian people,...

Correa defends the reelection and criticizes opposition who filed query request

President Rafael Correa said yesterday in the National address that “re-election does not affect the structure of the state,” referring to the decision of the Constitutional Court (CC) on constitutional amendments, adding that the organism “acted in law.”...

Amendment to eliminate presidential term is presented by Santos

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, introduced the bill that includes the elimination of presidential reelection. “Let’s eliminate the figure of reelection. The election will be eliminated, not just the re-election of the President of the Republic, but that...

Removing reelection and expanding term’s time, objectives of Santos

Juan Manuel Santos, president-elect of Colombia, today announced that his second term will seek to eliminate the figure of re-election, to expand from four to “five or six years” presidential terms. Santos emphatically explained his plans for this figure in the first...

AP would make a reelection reform through the Assembly

Alianza PAIS (AP) expects to approve a constitutional reelection reform for the presidential position and other charges, taking advantage from the legislative majority that possesses as a block. Yesterday afternoon, the block held a workshop on the Training Center of the...

Reelection theme generates different opinions on Assemblymen

Given the possible constitutional amendment for the reelection of President Rafael Correa, various Assemblymen consider this opportunity could be “exploited” to ntroduce other changes. Opposition legislators as Miguel Moreta and Lourdes Tibán think the Constitution...

The reelection decision depends on the people according to Ramirez

During an interview, Rene Ramirez, National Secretary of Higher Education, Science and Technology (Senescyt) and member of the Alianza PAIS party, spoke on various issues among which are the results of the elections, the government draft and the possible reelection of Rafael...

Alianza PAIS sees feasible reform for reelection

The possibility to amend the Constitution in the Assembly for indefinite reelection of the elected officials, is gaining support in the block of the Government (Alianza País). This regarding to the possible reelection of President Rafael Correa in 2017. The referendum would be...
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