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  • Mexico student movement plans more protests against Peņa Nieto

     
    The student-led movement that emerged in Mexico against president-elect Enrique Peņa Nieto is planning another round of protests Sunday. The protests are part of a wave of demonstrations that began almost spontaneously during the presidential campaign and...
  • Pressure mounts on PRI over its Mexico presidential election win

     
    In an unusual union, Mexico's left and right came together Thursday to challenge the victory of President-elect Enrique Peņa Nieto, alleging that his party financed its campaign in part with laundered money....
  • Mexican retailer lashes out at losing presidential candidate

     
    Soriana, one of Mexico's largest retailers, has been unwillingly dragged into the hullabaloo over just how dirty Mexico's recent presidential election was, and now they're yelling "ya basta!" -- enough already -- and accusing the runner-up of promoting...
  • Mexico's PRI to be declared winner of presidential election

     
    Finally, Enrique Peņa Nieto and his Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which ruled Mexico for seven decades, on Friday were on the brink of being declared the formal winners of July's presidential election, following a court ruling that rejected a...
  • Mexico's next president names transition team

     
    Outlines of the next government of Mexico began to emerge Tuesday when President-elect Enrique Peņa Nieto named a transition team packed with advisers from his inner circle and members of his controversial governorship of Mexico's most populous state....
  • Mexico City mayor calls drug policy 'schizophrenic'

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard says that if elected president he would remove his nation's military forces from the fight against violent drug cartels and seek a dialogue with policymakers in the United States over...
  • Lopez Obrador gets presidential nod from Mexico's left

     
    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the presidential candidate who refused to accept defeat in 2006, once more claimed the nomination of the Mexican left in next year's election, while Mexico City's dynamic mayor, fellow leftist Marcelo Ebrard, agreed to...
  • U.N. panel votes to condemn Syria for violent crackdown

     
    A United Nations committee voted Tuesday to condemn Syria for its violent crackdown on protesters, stepping up the pressure Syria's increasingly isolated president, Bashar Assad, after Turkey’s prime minister urged him to step down....
  • Mexican presidential race takes shape; 'narco-politics' feared

     
    Manlio Fabio Beltrones, a savvy Mexican politician, has dropped his presidential bid, effectively ceding the Institutional Revolutionary Party's nomination to Enrique Pena Nieto. The move simplifies the 2012 elections....
  • Mexico female candidate criticizes Pena Nieto on housewife remark

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- The lone female candidate contending for Mexico's presidency described herself as one of the millions of Mexican women who go home at the end of the day to check on the refrigerator, in comments that played on the touchy...
  • Heckled during speech, Mexico's president defends drug war

     
    felipe calderon, guadalajara, mexico, drug war: Mexican President Felipe Calderon has once again clashed with a citizen angry about the effects of the country's drug war, this time during a speech in which a man in the audience shouted, "How many more...