First Past the Post: June 12

A boozy brawl in Canada over a new online sales law for wine.

Chávez kicks off his presidential campaign in earnest in Venezuela.

Mexican presidential candidates faced off Sunday night in a debate: Animal Político weighs in with reactions. Juan Manuel Henao reacts here.

The Leveson inquiry is starting to cleave the UK’s governing coalition.

Italy’s prime minister Mario Monti brings together the president and top political leaders in a crisis meeting as Europe enters another choppy period.

Neo-nazis on the rise in Saxony.

Putin’s anti-protest law is giving new life to Moscow protesters.

Rajoy meets the Spanish press, take two.

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