Breaking the monopoly of Mr. Slim and reforming Pemex would be a good start, and would also serve to demonstrate that the PRI is indeed interested in moving Mexico forward. It will take every ounce of his determination and perseverance to make it a reality.
The same week The Royal Tour was aired in the United States to welcome Americans to visit and enjoy Mexico, a gunmen dumped 35 bodies on one of the main Posa Rica Boulevards, during day-light and in front of a lot of cars passing by.
In Mexico, it was as if the US government had suddenly sent the National Guard to take over the Tennessee Valley Authority and replace its workers with people from Duke Power on the grounds that the TVA had run a deficit.
Zelaya came through Mexico City this week to woo Mexican President Felipe Calderon and talk to grassroots organizations that support his return to power. I decided to go see the man I've been writing about for the past 40 days.