Quebec mulls proportional vote system

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Quebec government will be the first provincial jurisdiction in Canada to advance legislation that would create a new mixed electoral system that includes proportional representation (PR).

International notes

Haiti: Executions continue / Colombia: Coke hunger strike ends / Europe: Massive protests vs. ‘welfare reform’ / Mexico: U.S. must review death row cases / Nigeria: Sue Chevron Texaco for rights abuses

Indians resisting the politics of hate

NEW DELHI – General elections to India’s lower house, the Lok Sabha, will be held in four phases in April and May.