Emmanuel Macron finds the French presidential campaign in the European Parliament

Emmanuel Macron during his speech at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, Wednesday January 19, 2022. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP Applauded for his ambition for autonomy and the strengthening of European cooperation, criticized for using, according to his opponents, the tribune of the European Parliament to serve his re-election project, Emmanuel Macron presented in Strasbourg, Wednesday … Read more

Presidential 2022: on the left, the European question still as divisive

The headquarters of the European Union, in Brussels, Tuesday January 11, 2022. OLIVER MATTHYS / AP The kick-off, for six months, of the French presidency of the European Union (PFUE), Wednesday, January 19, is not to the taste of the left. No, because it demanded its postponement after the presidential election of April 10 and … Read more

Presidential 2022: Valérie Pécresse struggling with the ambiguities of LR on Europe

Valérie Pécresse, traveling to the island of Samos, Greece, to talk about immigration issues, January 15, 2022. AGNES DHERBEYS / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” It is under the azure blue sky of Greece that Valérie Pécresse, the candidate of the right, has decided in recent days to speak of the European Union (EU). Going to … Read more

Ingrid Betancourt announces her candidacy for the presidential election in Colombia

Ingrid Betancourt in Bogota, January 18, 2022. DANIEL MUNOZ / AFP She wants to finish what she couldn’t finish twenty years ago. Ingrid Betancourt, who was held hostage for six years, four months and nine days by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced Tuesday, January 18, in Bogota, that she is running for … Read more

In Italy, a presidential election with an uncertain outcome

Italian head of state Sergio Mattarella (left) and his chairman, Mario Draghi, at the Quirinale Palace in Rome in February 2021. GUGLIELMO MANGIAPANE / AFP From the left to the far right via the 5-star Movement (M5S, anti-system), the presidential election has been the main subject of concern for Roman political staffs for several months. … Read more

In the United States, a 2020 presidential campaign completely upset by the health crisis

Donald Trump takes off his mask upon his return from the hospital to the White House on October 5, 2020. He had been hospitalized after contracting Covid-19. NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP A jostled campaign, truncated nomination conventions, a candidate hospitalized, results unveiled not on the night of the vote but four days later: the 2020 … Read more

A presidential campaign under the influence of the Covid-19

During the demonstration against the introduction of a vaccine pass in front of the Council of State, in Paris, on January 8, 2022. BENJAMIN GIRETTE FOR “THE WORLD” An epidemic outbreak, a voluntary shock formula of Emmanuel Macron and here is the Covid-19 that has become central in the presidential campaign. Since the start of … Read more

Presidential election 2022: Jean Castex meets on Tuesday the commission responsible for organizing the campaign under Covid-19

It was to be led by the Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin. Finally, according to information from the World, the commission responsible for examining the organizational arrangements for the 2022 presidential election will meet under the aegis of the Prime Minister, Jean Castex. Given the sensitivity of the question and the difficulties posed by … Read more

Presidential election 2022: the far right trapped in the debate on the unvaccinated

Marine Le Pen, during the examination session of the bill on the vaccine pass at the National Assembly, January 3, 2022. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP The political trap is set. At the cost of a divide between the majority of vaccinated and a recalcitrant minority, Emmanuel Macron has transformed the health crisis into campaign … Read more

Libya: the head of the electoral authority explains the postponement of the presidential election

Young Libyan activists protest against the postponement of the presidential election in Martyrs Square in the capital Tripoli on December 25, 2021. MAHMUD TURKEY / AFP The director of the High Electoral Commission of Libya (HNEC) explained Monday, January 3 to the deputies on the reasons for the postponement of the presidential election, initially scheduled … Read more