Noticias

Road to parliamentary gov’ts requires genuine belief, full implementation

19 Ene 2013
Jordania
Fuente: 
The Jordan Times

Gradual transition to a constitutional monarchy is a one-way road, but it requires active political parties that can win voters’ confidence through adopting practical and workable programmes touching on the public’s needs and national interests, analysts said on Saturday.

This was a point highlighted by His Majesty King Abdullah in his second discussion paper released last week.

Political Money Threatens Integrity of Elections

12 Ene 2013
Jordania
Fuente: 
Al-Hayat, Al-Monitor

Officials and observers of the Jordanian elections have admitted that political money has been used to influence the electoral process leading up to elections due to take place on January 23rd. According to them, if the phenomenon continues, the future of the elections would be endangered, their integrity would be called into question and official promises of reform and combating corruption would be in “an unenviable position.”

Two new election tickets emerge ahead of official candidacy period

20 Dic 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
The Jordan Times

Two new political groups announced their nominees for the national ticket on Thursday, two days ahead of the start of the official period to file candidacy applications for the January 23 parliamentary polls.

The “Nation List”, which will be a nucleus of a new political party, announced on Thursday its 27 candidates on the national level, headed by former deputy Lower House speaker Atef Tarawneh.

The new group is expected to announce its full programme next week, according to Tarawneh.

Abu Olbeh to lead joint leftist-nationalist election ticket

19 Dic 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
The Jordan Times

Leftists and pan-Arab parties agreed to run for the January 23 parliamentary elections under one national list, a leftist leader said on Wednesday. 

“We will form the necessary coalitions with candidates at the national level, particularly those who adopt programmes similar to ours, but we will not have our own candidates to run in the local districts,” Abla Abu Olbeh, secretary general of the Jordanian Democratic People’s Party (Hashed), said.

King meets with national integrity committee

09 Dic 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
The Jordan Times

His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday highlighted the importance of the mandate and role of the Royal Committee for Enhancing the National Integrity System in supporting the reform process in Jordan, adding that public confidence in state agencies is the catalyst for success in this effort.

Priority should be given to improving the performance of state agencies to increase citizens’ confidence in their ability to deter and fight corruption

Alrededor de 7.000 personas se manifiestan en Amán para solicitar la dimisión del primer ministro

01 Dic 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
Europapress

Alrededor de 7.000 personas se han manifestado este viernes en Amánpara solicitar la dimisión del primer ministro, Abdulá Ensur, y para protestar contra las últimas medidas adoptadas por el Gobierno, entre ellas la decisión de aumentar los precios de los derivados del petróleo.

Salto cualitativo en Jordania de las protestas contra el régimen monárquico

16 Nov 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
El País

“¡Abdalá tu tiempo está acabado!”, “¡Abajo Abdalá!”. En las calles de Ammán y de otras ciudades de Jordania miles de manifestantes corearon hoy, por primera vez, eslóganes contra el rey Abdalá II que supusieron un salto cualitativo en las protestas que vive el reino hachemita.

Elections to take place January 23

16 Oct 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
Jordan Times

AMMAN – The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) on Tuesday announced that the upcoming parliamentary elections will be held on January 23, 2013, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

The IEC also announced that filing candidacy applications for the elections will start on December 22 and will continue for three days, according to the law.

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