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  • Mexican official's last tweet recalls previous fatal crash

     
    In an odd coincidence, the last message posted on Twitter by Francisco Blake Mora, the Mexican interior secretary who died in a helicopter crash Friday, recalls a predecessor who died in a similar way....
  • Mexico's former ruling party wins state race over Calderon's sister

     
    The party that ruled Mexico for 70 years and hopes to make a comeback in next year's presidential election has won an important state race and handed defeat to the sister of President Felipe Calderon. The election in Mexico's western state of Michoacan...
  • Mexico: No sign of foul play in copter crash that killed minister

     
    Mexican transportation officials say no evidence exists so far to suggest foul play in the helicopter rash that killed Mexico's interior minister, Francisco Blake Mora, and seven others....
  • Mexican president names new interior minister

     
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Thursday appointed his intelligence chief, Alejandro Poire, to replace Interior Minister Francisco Blake Mora. Mexico's former interior minister was killed in a helicopter crash last week....
  • A 'Black Friday' shopping ritual coming to Mexico?

     
    Mexico is calling on all citizens to shop shop shop this holiday weekend. It's an effort to give Mexico a retail ritual like Black Friday in the United States....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Mexican activist against violence is slain

     
    Mexican activist is slain: Nepomuceno Moreno, who campaigned against drug violence following the death of his son, was gunned down Monday in his home city of Hermosillo....
  • Mexico's President Calderon says drug cartels threaten democracy

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- President Felipe Calderon acknowledged Sunday that despite five years of battling drug cartels, criminals today pose "an open threat" to Mexico's democratic order (link in Spanish). In a candid speech marking the start of his...
  • Mexico violence claims another member of peace movement

     
    Mexico Violence Peace Activist: Another member of a Mexican peace movement has been slain, the second such incident in less than two weeks. Also, Mexican President Felipe Calderon used a televised interview to defend himself against a lawsuit brought by a...
  • 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...