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Democracy & Elections
Enrique Peña Nieto takes office at a propitious moment for Mexico. But there’s a lot of work to do.

On Wednesday, newly-elected Chilean student leader Andrés Fielbaum outlined his approach for educational reform in Chile in the coming year, emphasizing the importance of the student movement in determining the outcome of the December 2013 presidential elections.

Tens of thousands of Argentines took to the streets nationwide and in smaller groups around the globe last Thursday to protest the government of Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

The October 28 municipal contests were marked by low voter turnout and a strong showing for the Concertación. What are the implications for the 2013 presidential election?

Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies, or lower house, approved a bill Wednesday night that lowers the national voting age from 18 to 16 years old, having broad implications for next year’s congressional elections according to many analysts.

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