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Enrique Pena Nieto

President's US Visit Reinforces Mexico's Importance to Main Street America

Jason Marczak | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Jason Marczak

For the second time in less than a month, Presidents Peña Nieto and Obama are meeting to explore how to deepen collaboration in issues ranging from s...

'Green News Report' - July 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Toxic algae bloom in South Florida ruins 4th of July for tourism industry...

'Green News Report' - June 30, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.30.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: US, Canada and Mexico sign major clean energy pact; New report finds mill...

These Three Men Lead Countries But Can't Seem To Manage A Handshake

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

U.S. President Barack Obama, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could really work on their handshake ski...

Martyred Teachers In Mexico

Yohuru Williams | Posted 06.27.2016 | Education
Yohuru Williams

That professional right to defend student needs doubles as a moral obligation to stand for those chained by the blight of poverty and silenced by the might of corporate greed, public indifference and government corruption.

Violent Clashes Between Mexico's Teachers, Police Leave 8 People Dead

Reuters | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.22.2016 | World

At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent con...

Guest Author -- Donald Trump, The Apprentice Demagogue

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

So when political science Professor Kenneth Janda asked if he could write a column making a more academic comparison (instead of just hurling insults), I thought it'd be a great idea.

Dear Obama, Trudeau and Peña Nieto: Act Now to Save the Monarch Butterfly

Homero Aridjis | Posted 06.17.2016 | World
Homero Aridjis

We, the undersigned scientists, writers, artists and concerned citizens, call upon North American governments to preserve one of the the most extraordinary and iconic creatures on the planet.

The 43 Missing Students Are Not Alone. Mexico's Justice System Is Broken.

Mary Speck | Posted 05.05.2016 | World
Mary Speck

President Peña Nieto could still put his country on track to end the self-perpetuating cycles of violence, corruption and impunity that have turned certain regions into virtual war zones. But to do so, the president must address the "incredulity and distrust," which, as he himself has stated, are undermining the law and order essential to assure that his economic reforms generate the promised prosperity.

Mexico's President Proposes Major Shift In Marijuana Laws

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.22.2016 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday proposed legalizing marijuana-based medicines, raising the amount users can c...

Mexico’s President Says There's No Way He'll Pay For A Border Wall

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.07.2016 | World

Mexico’s president finally has publicly spoken out against Republican front-runner Donald Trump, saying his government would not pay for the candida...

Flash! Mexican Voters Protest Primary!

Mark Steinberg | Posted 03.01.2016 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Thousands of voters today took to the streets of cities across Mexico to protest the selection of the primary color red to be applied to Mexico's side...

Mexico City's New Airport on a Lake

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Rodrigo Aguilera

The collapse of oil prices and consequent loss of oil-related revenues have forced the government of Enrique Peña Nieto to considerably scale down its plans for grandiose infrastructure projects. However, one mega-project remains on drawing boards.

With High Hopes, a Deeply Divided Mexico Awaits Pope Francis

Homero Aridjis | Posted 02.11.2016 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- While the Pope cannot and will not be a deus ex machina, nor the answer to Mexico's myriad problems, his visit will surely give hope and inspiration to millions. If he does speak out, it will serve to shine a powerful light on the violence, pervasive corruption, social inequality and injustice in my country.

Mexico’s Explanation For Missing 43 Students Can't Be True, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.10.2016 | World

The bodies of Mexico’s missing 43 students were not incinerated at a trash dump in the town of Cocula, as President Enrique Peña Nieto's administra...

Reports Question Legitimacy Of Mexican First Lady’s Annulment

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.08.2016 | World

The Catholic Church hierarchy in Mexico rushed to grant an annulment for Mexico’s first lady, the former telenovela star Angélica Rivera, five year...

Murder Rate Climbs In Mexico, Even As The Government Celebrates El Chapo’s Recapture

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.21.2016 | World

WASHINGTON -- Intentional homicides in Mexico rose nearly 8 percent last year to 18,650, reversing a steady decline in the number of killings that aut...

El Chapo Recaptured: Not Exactly "Mission Accomplished"

Ted Lewis | Posted 01.15.2016 | World
Ted Lewis

Violence will continue to plague Mexico and Central America until the United States and is neighbors abandon the discredited drug war strategy that was started by Richard Nixon 45 years ago -- and that continues to drive international policy today.

Mexicans Disgusted By El Chapo and Sean Penn Saga

Vocativ | Posted 01.12.2016 | World
Vocativ

Twitter users in Mexico accused authorities of using the much-publicized chase, not to mention the bizarre Sean Penn interview, to distract the media from social and economic ills plaguing their country.

El Chapo's Capture: A Distraction From the Disaster That Is the Drug War and Peña Nieto's Presidency

Daniel Robelo | Posted 01.12.2016 | World
Daniel Robelo

With crisis after crisis, scandal after scandal, human rights violation after violation, the Mexican public has lost all confidence and trust in its state institutions.

Drug Lord El Chapo: Captured Again

Nicholas Denmon | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Nicholas Denmon

Seven months after his arrest, the drug lord has been captured yet again.

GOP Contenders and Mexico: Amateur Hour at the Rio Grande

Bennet Kelley | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

If the GOP front-runners have such a cartoonish view of an ally with whom we share a border and cling to a world that ceased to exist over a generation ago, how can we trust them to manage our affairs on a global level? The answer is simple, we cannot.

Peña Nieto at the Halfway Point

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics
Rodrigo Aguilera

To ascribe Mexico's institutional deficiencies to Peña Nieto and the PRI is unfair. At worst his government can be blamed for easing back into a system that it helped create after 70 years of power, one which the PAN was all too comfortable fitting into rather than challenging during its two terms in office in 2000-12.

Mexico Says Drug Boss Guzman Narrowly Evades Capture

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.17.2015 | World

MEXICO CITY, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The world's most-wanted drug boss, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, narrowly evaded security forces searching for him in the...

White House Silent On Torture In Mexico's Missing Students Case

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

Mexico’s investigation into the disappearance of 43 students has been marred by torture, refuted by journalists and roundly rejected by forensic exp...