A group of opposition lawmakers in Ecuador are pushing for the removal of conservative President Guillermo Lasso after nearly two weeks of mass protests led by Indigenous groups demanding lower fuel and food prices, though other legislators say they will not back his ouster.
Leftist Gustavo Petro, a former member of the M-19 guerrilla movement, who has vowed profound social and economic change, won Colombia's presidency on Sunday, the first progressive to do so in the country's history.
Tunisia's powerful labour union said it would hold a national strike over wages and the economy after refusing to take part in a limited dialogue proposed by the president as he rewrites the constitution.
Tunisia's political parties pledged to fight President Kais Saied's decision to exclude them from key political reforms including the drafting of a new Constitution, accusing him of seeking to consolidate autocratic rule.
The French voted on Sunday in an election that will decide whether pro-European Union, centrist President Emmanuel Macron keeps his job or is unseated by far-right eurosceptic Marine Le Pen in what would amount to a political earthquake.
Nine out of ten Mexicans voting on Sunday in an unprecedented recall election engineered by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador backed him to stay in office, underlining his domination of a polarized political agenda.
Thousands of supporters of a hardline Tunisian party protested on Sunday against President Kais Saied for his march towards one-man rule and failure to avert an economic crisis, showing the increasingly broad opposition to his actions.
Tunisia’s president cemented his grip over the Judiciary on Sunday with a decree that lets him dismiss judges, or block their promotion, helping consolidate his power after he seized executive authority last summer in a move his foes call a coup.