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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

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  • 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...
  • Tension Builds Over Mexico Vote

    The official count of votes in Mexico's increasingly fractious presidential election began today, with the two leading contenders separated by less than 0.6%. Already, disputes are emerging over how the tally should proceed. A final result could come...
  • Weak Showing Will Complicate Victor's Task of Uniting Nation

    MEXICO CITY — If his narrow victory withstands a promised legal challenge, Felipe Calderon will take office as a weak president of a Mexico more bitterly divided than at any time in nearly a century. A little more than 64% of the electorate voted...
  • PRD Backers Left Feeling Cheated

    MEXICO CITY — Maria Gutierrez couldn't contain her outrage. After a night of watching election coverage of polling station tallies that gave her candidate, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a slim lead into the wee hours of Thursday, she awoke...
  • Lopez Obrador Rouses Supporters

    MEXICO CITY — This week, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has declared himself president, threatened to close roads and airports with mass demonstrations, and accused the nation's electoral board of ignoring the law. And the week's not over yet....
  • In Mexico's New Politics, Wealth May Be a Liability

    Mexico's leading presidential candidate, the leftist former mayor Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, lives in a 1,500-square-foot apartment in the heart of the city's university village. Conservative free-market candidate Felipe Calderon lives in a 2,900-...
  • Mexico Conservative Claims Win as Chaos Fears Ease

    Conservative candidate Felipe Calderon appeared close to victory today in Mexico's presidential election, but leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he would not yet concede defeat. With 97.6% of polling stations reporting, Calderon led Lopez Obrador...