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  • Out-of-nowhere election triumph of Mexico independent alters outlook for change

    MEXICO CITY A bright new star has appeared in the Mexican political firmament, and he goes by the nickname "El Bronco." Jaime Rodriguez, an independent candidate, won his campaign to become governor of Mexico's most prosperous border state, Nuevo Leon,...
  • Anger runs high as Mexicans vote: 'So many parties. Not much choice'

    Anger runs high as Mexicans vote: 'So many parties. Not much choice'
    Amid torched ballot boxes and deep public anger, Mexicans voted Sunday for governors, Congress members and other officials in a midterm election expected to hand more power to the ruling party despite widespread discontent. But for the first time in...
  • Manuel Camacho Solis dies at 69; veteran Mexican politician quit ruling party

    Manuel Camacho Solis dies at 69; veteran Mexican politician quit ruling party
    Manuel Camacho Solis, a veteran politician in Mexico who served as government negotiator with rebelling peasants in the 1990s and later turned against the ruling party, has died. He was 69. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera announced Camacho’s...
  • Mexico's 1st independent candidate leads in exit polls

    Mexico's ruling party has lost seats in congress but may gain a majority from its coalition with the small but growing Green Party that was everywhere during the campaign, according to official voting trends released late Sunday by the electoral...
  • Mexico's midterm elections marred by sporadic violence

    Mexico's midterm elections marred by sporadic violence
    Mexico's first independent gubernatorial candidate was leading in exit polls as voting closed Sunday in central states after an election marred by sporadic outbursts of violence. In elections seen as a litmus test for President Enrique Pena Nieto, the...
  • Violence in 2 states as Mexico votes in midterm elections

    MEXICO CITY Masked assailants Sunday blocked access to voter precincts and burned ballot boxes in more than a dozen towns in the southern states of Oaxaca and Guerrero as voting tense midterm elections elsewhere proceeded with only minor disruption....
  • Blanca, a Category 3 hurricane, heads toward Mexico's Baja

    Businesses boarded over windows and thousands of troops were put on alert Saturday as Hurricane Blanca roared toward Mexico's Baja California Peninsula as a powerful Category 3 storm. The unpredictable Blanca, which strengthened suddenly from a...
  • Baja farmworkers win raises, benefits in landmark deal

    Baja farmworkers win raises, benefits in landmark deal
    It started as a door-knocking campaign by poor indigenous villagers, then grew into a well-organized movement that mobilized thousands and brought powerful agribusinesses and the federal government to the negotiating table. The tense farmworker strike...
  • Mexican elections marred by pre-balloting violence

    The Mexican government announced Friday it was sending army troops, marines and federal police to southern states to protect polling places as violence threatened the country's midterm weekend elections. The decision came after radical teachers...
  • 'A Narco History' explores Mexico's drug violence — and U.S. culpability

    'A Narco History' explores Mexico's drug violence — and U.S. culpability
    To many Americans, Mexico's drug violence of the last decade has been as mystifying as our southern neighbor itself. In a once-peaceful country, newspapers have run monthly tallies of decapitations. A minimum-wage Tijuana cartel employee known as the...
  • Violence, boycotts loom on eve of Mexico's elections

    Violence, boycotts loom on eve of Mexico's elections
    On the eve of nationwide elections in Mexico, demonstrators have laid siege to election board offices, torched ballots and vowed to otherwise disrupt voting as public anger at the government and the political establishment boils over. A movement is also...