Nepal

La incógnita nepalesa

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El Partido Comunista de Nepal-Maoísta (PCN-M) será el primer sector de extrema izquierda en gobernar un país por el voto popular desde el fin de la Guerra Fría. Su acceso al poder pone a prueba la vocación democrática de la populosa Asia meridional.El PCN-M obtuvo alrededor de un tercio de los votos y, de acuerdo con el complejo sistema electoral nepalés, habría logrado la mayoría simple de los... Leer más

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Dealing with Nepal's Himalayan shift

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NEW DELHI, Apr 16 (IPS) - After greatly surprising the world through its spectacular victory in direct first-past-the-post elections to the country’s new constituent assembly, the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) now appears likely to perform far better than expected in the proportional representation (PR) component of the house too. As the counting of votes proceeds, the CPN-M ... Leer más

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The new Himalayan republic

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A world-historic event occurred in a small South Asian country on 23 December 2007, when the toppling of the centuries-old Nepali monarchy and its replacement by a democratic federal republic was codified by the country’s interim parliament. [1] The political force principally responsible for this achievement has been the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist). Starting from the early 1990s the cpn... Leer más

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