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Mexico's President Calls On Country To Unify On Cinco De Mayo

AP | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is commemorating Cinco de Mayo by urging his countrymen to tackle current problems with the s...

Obama's Mexico Visit About Highlighting Ties, Not Problems

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — President Barack Obama came to Latin America eager to move the region's relationship with the U.S. beyond fighting drugs ...

Mexico's President Warns Party: 'No One Is Untouchable'

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY, March 3 (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Sunday sounded a warning shot to his ruling party over corruption, saying n...

Drug War Mexico: A Conversation With Peter Watt (Part Two)

Michael Busch | Posted 02.25.2013 | Books
Michael Busch

We discussed the origins and development of the Mexican drug trade, the intersections between neoliberal economic policies and the American-sponsored "war on drugs."

To Each His Own (Or Cada Loco Con Su Tema)

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 02.03.2013 | Latino Voices
Sofia Aguilar

It never ceases to amaze me how much time Mexicans in Mexico spend trying to fix the rest of the world -- while I'm over here searching for bits and pieces of relevant news about my hometown.

Protesters Clash With Police Before Pena Nieto Takes Office

AP | MARK STEVENSON and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Enrique Pena Nieto took the oath of office as Mexico's new president Saturday vowing to restore peace and security and take on the...

Mexico Preps For Return Of 'Perfect Dictatorship'

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- The political party that ruled Mexico for seven straight decades is back, assuring Mexicans there's no chance of a return to what some ...

Outgoing Mexican President Makes Final Remarks

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.03.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — As he nears the end of his six-year term, Mexican President Felipe Calderon leaves his country with a better-armored economy &ndas...

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...

'The Middle Class Is The Big Prize'

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

NAUCALPAN, Mexico -- Middle class voters like Gerardo Olivo helped drive Mexico's ruling party from power 12 years ago, ending its seven decades of ru...

Mexico Presidential Candidate Sees Big Lead Ahead Of Weekend's Elections

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto maintained his wide lead over leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and hi...

Mexican Presidential Front-Runner Divides Opinions

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- With a promise to "leave behind the practices of the old politics," Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto held his first...

Mexico's Most Famous Playmate Strikes Back

Posted 05.09.2012 | Latino Voices

She’s been called "the winner” of Mexico’s first presidential debate, after a media frenzy broke over her white, skin tight dress with a plungin...

WATCH: All Eyes On Former Playboy Playmate During Mexico's Presidential Debate

Posted 05.09.2012 | Latino Voices

The first debate of Mexico's 2012 presidential election took place this past Sunday night, but unfortunately it seems the candidates had to share the ...

New Candidate, Old Party, Big Lead

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — A month into Mexico's breakneck campaign season, the movie-star handsome candidate of the former ruling party is 20 percentage poi...

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...

Former Mexican President Dies

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 06.01.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Former President Miguel de la Madrid, who led Mexico from 1982 to 1988 during an economic crisis and a devastating earthquake, died Sun...

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...

Former Mexican Governor With Movie Star Looks And Soap Opera Wife Enters Race For Presidency

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — The man who most Mexicans believe will be elected their next president has finally said publicly that he wants the job. Enrique P...

Mexico Drug War: Government To Decriminalize Minor Drug Use

Los Angeles Times | Tracy Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reporting from Mexico City -- Could Mexican cities become Latin Amsterdams, flooded by drug users seeking penalty-free tokes and toots? That is the f...