Ghana’s Political Players

John Dramani Mahama: The former vice president succeeded to the presidency following the death of John Atta Mills in July 2012, and won a four-year term in his own right at the December 2012 election. However, the top-down process by which he was chosen as the NDC’s presidential nominee suggests Read Entire Entry

Mexico

Ramping up Reform Effort Although the PRI regained the presidency at elections held in July 2012, the party fell short of winning a majority in either legislative chamber, and its members are far from united in their support for reforms that the new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, claims will Read Entire Entry