Tag Archives: Mexico City

Mexico President-elect Peña Nieto’s win is weaker than expected

A landslide failed to materialize and now Enrique Peña Nieto will have to negotiate with two opposition parties to push through his ambitious program. By Tracy Wilkinson and Ken Ellingwood, Los Angeles TimesJuly 2, 2012, 7:14 p.m. MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party is marching … Continue reading

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Tricks, Treats and Titillations: Mexico’s Elections in an Era of Climate and Culture Change

As Mexico’s political campaigns wind down in preparation for the big election day on July 1, mixed moods of doubt, anger, tension, confusion, excitement, exhaustion, resignation and hope grip the body politic. For the former ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), … Continue reading

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Mexico: Year of the Grasshopper

Politics News  Mexico: Year of the Grasshopper  As Mexico enters the final weeks of the 2012 election campaign, the grasshoppers are hopping about the land. In Mexican political lingo, a chapulin, or grasshopper, is a person who jumps from one … Continue reading

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In Bad Company: Mexico Arrests Three Army Generals, U.S. War for Drugs Continues

by Tom Burghardt / May 28th, 2012 Earlier this month, the Mexican government arrested three high-ranking Army generals “including a former second in command at the Defense Ministry,” the New York Times reported. According to multiple press reports, Tomás Ángeles Dauahare, who … Continue reading

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Mothers March on Mexico City

Mothers of women and men missing in Mexico embarked May 8 on a national march/caravan that will culminate in protests and meetings in the nation’s capital this week. Like last year’s caravans organized by poet Javier Sicilia and other relatives … Continue reading

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A Deadly Syndrome Stalks the Mexican Elections

Call it the Michoacan Plus Syndrome. Exposed during last fall’s elections in the Mexican state of Michoacan,  kidnappings and other crimes against actual or potential political candidates are now surfacing in Mexico’s state and federal elections scheduled for July 1.  … Continue reading

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JACKELINE ARROYO EN PLAYBOY

MÉXICO, DF.- Por primera vez, la mexicana Jackeline Arroyo se desnudó para la edición azteca de Playboy y tuvo que lidiar con su prejuicio a posar sin ropa.     “Nunca había aceptado salir así en ninguna revista, pero me agarraron … Continue reading

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