Dima Khatib

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Despite having the now mandatory Latin American contest between a pro-Chavez candidate and a pro-US one, Ecuador’s presidential election had failed to capture the public imagination – that is until doubts over the transparency of the vote emerged.

Published On 17 Oct 2006

Who would have ever imagined that poor Venezuelans might one day live in Iranian-built housing? Or that Iranian cement would become part of economic development in Venezuela? 

Published On 21 Sep 2006

Mexico’s election saga seems to only get longer, more complicated and less predictable by the day.

Published On 10 Sep 2006

Billions of dollars spent, tens of thousands of lives lost, hundreds of hours of televised speeches and press conferences, extensive diplomatic efforts, political and military plans, years in Iraq, and much more.

Published On 18 Aug 2006

After months of verbal tension and frozen diplomatic relations between Caracas and Lima, Alan Garcia, Peru’s new president, and his Venezuelan counterpart missed out on two opportunities for a face-to-face confrontation.

Published On 11 Aug 2006

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador might seem to some to have been the loser in the presidential elections in Mexico on July 2. However, some might say he is probably in the best position he could ever be.

Published On 18 Jul 2006

Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador might seem to some as the loser in the July 2 presidential elections.  However, some might say he is probably in the best position he could ever be.

Published On 16 Jul 2006