In a way the victory recalled those of Obama in 2008 and 2012. They marked an amazing defeat of racists; this coalition is a blow to primitive anti-communism.
The Vazquez victory should be seen within the context of the Bolivarian dynamic, a multinational movement in South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
U.S. readers are now probably wondering and/or worrying about their own election results. But, different as they may be, there are similarities between there and Germany.
Sectors of the ultra-right with fascist and Nazi origins were allowed to run riot by the respectable" conservatives who took over the Ukrainian government in February.
In Uruguay, the presidential runoff is both a family matter and an ideological confrontation.
Rousseff won most of Brazil's 26 states including Minas Gerais, Neves' home state where she was the governor from 2003 to 2010.
Morales' MAS brought an increase in resources available to the Bolivian people as the result of a burgeoning economy.
On Sunday October. 5, Brazil held its general elections, after a campaign that was anything but boring.
There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.
Political porcelain has been broken, raising questions on what went wrong and, to quote that old Abbott and Costello routine, "Who's on first?" for the next five years.