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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

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  • Adjustments for Mexico candidate Vazquez Mota after shaky start

     
    After the emptying stadiums, angry protests, and a near fainting spell, Mexican presidential candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota on Monday announced a "change of course" in her campaign to be elected Mexico's first woman president....
  • Mexicans voting for new president amid drug war

    Mexicans voting for new president amid drug war
    MEXICO CITY— Millions of Mexican voters Sunday were weighing whether to return a longtime ruling party to power, 12 years after replacing it with conservatives who have left many disillusioned with the nation's democratic transition. Enrique Peña...
  • Recount Confirms PRI Victory in Mexico

    Recount Confirms PRI Victory in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- With 99.92% of election returns officially counted, Enrique Peña Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election. Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was ahead of runner-up Andres Manuel...
  • Luis Mandoki dissents with 'Fraude Mexico 2006'

    Luis Mandoki dissents with 'Fraude Mexico 2006'
    LUIS MANDOKI has been called the Michael Moore of Mexico, a filmmaker whose overtly partisan documentaries preach messages to viewers who are already inclined to believe. But that's not the worst thing his critics had to say of Mandoki's most recent film,...
  • News, links and observations about Latin America

    Maradona suffers another health scare The soccer legend was hospitalized in Buenos Aires today after experiencing abdominal pains, doctors said. This was just two days after he was released following a two-week clinic stay for alcohol-related ailments....
  • Mexico's capital, 9 states vote on nation's oil industry

    A bitter debate on how to rescue Mexico's troubled state-owned oil company went directly to the people Sunday as residents of the capital and nine states voted in a nonbinding referendum on President Felipe Calderon's plan to open some portions of the...
  • Calderon presents Mexico's annual report in written form

    There were no shoving matches at the door, no showdowns at the dais. Not a catcall was uttered. Instead, Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday delivered the annual state of the union report to Congress only in written form, skirting the sort of...
  • Mexico's Subcomandante Marcos makes a rare appearance

    Who was that masked man? Fifteen years after his uprising shocked Mexico's status quo, and a year after he more or less dropped out of public view, Subcomandante Marcos had made a comeback appearance. At least, it seemed to be Marcos. He was, after all,...
  • Mexico gets new minister of interior

    At 36, Spanish-born Juan Camilo Mouriño was already the quiet power behind the throne in Mexico. He controlled the calendar of President Felipe Calderon and appointed the top deputies of each member of Calderon's Cabinet. On Wednesday, the green-eyed man...
  • Retailers in Mexico offer discounts to fight inflation

    Mexican shoppers got a big new year's gift this year: At the urging of the government, major supermarket chains this month cut prices on 300 popular items, such as powdered milk, rice, meat, eggs, soap and toilet paper. The voluntary Family Assistance...
  • Mexican TV launches 24-hour news network -- Brozo the clown and all

     
    But why the clown? That was the question I kept asking myself as I watched the launch of a 24-hour news television station here in Mexico. Foro TV, a product of the Mexican broadcasting conglomerate Televisa, promises to feature some of this country’s...