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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

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  • Take the high road in Mexico

    Take the high road in Mexico
    At the beginning of May, with a couple of months to go until the Mexican elections, I interviewed Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the presidential candidate of the leftist Democratic Revolutionary Party. We spoke for more than an hour, most of which he...
  • 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 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,...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • The spin on President Felipe Calderon's visit to Juarez

     
    Ciudad Juarez is "in flames," a security official in the border city told Mexican President Felipe Calderon during his visit this week. "Is it possible to win this war as it is currently being waged? Because not even the most powerful army in the world...
  • On Mexico's Carlos Monsivais: 1938-2010

     
    Monsiváis was a journalist, a critic, a cinephile, a collector of historical and pop ephemera (which led eventually to the founding of a museum), and a tireless activist for human rights, indigenous rights, and gay rights. In hundreds of articles and...