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Partial Recount Called For Mexico's Election

AP | Olga R. Rodriguez | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican electoral authorities said Wednesday they will recount more than half the ballot boxes used in the weekend's presidential elec...

Immigrants Express Shock At Return Of Mexico's PRI

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO -- Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U...

Enrique Pena Nieto Wins Mexico Election

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The apparent victor of Mexico's presidential race, Enrique Pena Nieto, struggled Monday with the sticky bonds of his party's notor...

Molly O'Toole

In Mexico Elections, PRI's Enrique Peña Nieto Declares Victory, But Analyses Vary | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

Votes were cast Sunday in the election for the new president of Mexico, and Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate Enrique Peña Nieto decl...

Will The Old Ruler Regain The Throne?

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's old guard prepared to sail back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the president of the long-ruling party said t...

What You Need To Know About Mexico's Election

AP | Posted 06.28.2012 | World

On Sunday, Mexico holds its second presidential election since the 2000 vote that unseated the Institutional Revolutionary Party after more than seven...

Mexican Presidential Candidate Josefina Vázquez Mota: "I'll Help Mexicans Stay in Mexico"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

For the first time ever, a woman could win Mexico's presidential election. Recently Vázquez Mota added an unexpected twist to the campaign by asking her female followers to withhold "hanky panky" until their husbands agree to vote.

Mexican Election Signals New Tack In Drug War

New York Times | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The top three contenders for Mexico’s presidency have all promised a major shift in the country’s drug war strategy, placing a hig...

Former President Makes Shocking Endorsment

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 06.07.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Former President Vicente Fox is asking Mexicans to unite behind the Institutional Revolutionary Party's candidate if he wins the presid...

Leftist Gains Ground On Pretty-Boy In Polls

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appears to be gaining ground going into the final month of Mexico's presidential race, polls i...

The Youth Vote -- Mexican Politicians Fail to Inspire in 2012

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Fundacion MEPI

Smart Mexican politicians should probably be talking to Humberto Fuentes, a young voter who will be at the polls July 1. "I like politics, but I haven't joined the ranks of any party," he said. "Politicians do not understand our language."

Mexican Presidential Candidates Face Off In Heated Debate


MEXICO CITY — The front-runner in Mexico's presidential race fended off rivals' attempts to paint him as a liar with corrupt backers, emerging f...

First Female President Hope Wanes

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Josefina Vazquez Mota exulted in the explosion of camera flashes as a pumped-up crowd cheered her victory in a bruising three-way ...

Presidential Candidate Vows 'Course Correction'

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 06.09.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The candidate of Mexico's ruling party retooled her presidential campaign on Monday, promising a more aggressive strategy to win u...

WATCH: Mexican Presidential Candidate Puts Foot In Mouth

Posted 04.03.2012 | Latino Voices

Everyone makes mistakes. But Mexican presidential candidate, Josefina Vazquez Mota, took the cake during her speech in Teziutlán, Puebla, when she mi...

Presidential Candidate Accuses Rivals Of Wiretapping

AP | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The campaign of conservative presidential candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota charged Tuesday that the rival Institutional Revolutiona...

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner's Smart Advice For Mexico's First Female Presidential Candidate

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Women

By Torie Bosch (Click here for original article) Earlier this month, Josefina Vazquez Mota became Mexico's first female presidential candidate bac...

Major Party Picks Woman As Presidential Candidate

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 04.07.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's conservative ruling party is gambling that this country known for machismo is ready for a female president and have chose...