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Mexico: How Much Has Changed

Enrique Krauze | Posted 03.25.2014 | World
Enrique Krauze

The recent return to power of the PRI -- even with its apparent impetus toward reform -- is viewed by many Mexicans as a return to the days of the Imperial Presidency.

Mexico Fires 7 In Alleged PRI Voting Scandal

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 04.19.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The head of Mexico's Social Development department dismissed seven officials Thursday after some of them were mentioned in taped discus...

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 ...

Mexico's Labor Reform Misses the Mark

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

In its first crack at proving critics wrong, the PRI ended up siding with its old benefactors and left an already poorly designed reform even more flawed. Is this what Mexicans should look forward to regarding the PRI's structural reform agenda?

What to Expect From Mexico's New Legislature

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 10.29.2012 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

For Mexico's reform agenda to truly prosper, it must have three elements of success. The first (and patently obvious) is that the party which is leading charge must garner the necessary political capital to get it through a typically combative congress.

Mexico Under the New PRI: The Best and Worst of All Worlds

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 10.01.2012 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

History doesn't always take the middle ground. Knowing this, what would a Peña Nieto presidency look like in the best and worst of all possible worlds?

Old Ruling Party Falls Short Of Majority In Mexico

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's old ruling party and its allies appear to have fallen just short of a majority in both houses of Congress, electoral auth...

Accusations Of Vote-Buying In Mexican Election Grow

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Thousands of people rushed to stores Tuesday to redeem pre-paid gift cards they said were given to them previously by the party th...

Vote-Buying Worries Plague Mexican Elections

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 08.30.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Political reforms in Mexico have made it much harder to steal an election, officials say. But a lot of people think you can still ...

Mexico's Battle for Modernity

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 08.27.2012 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

On July 1st, Mexicans will head to the urns for the presidential election. On the economic front, the stakes have never been higher. For it is bad politics, not bad economics, that are mostly to blame for why the country has failed to reach its potential.

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...

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...


AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.30.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Raul Enrique Trujillo was 6 years old when voters kicked Mexico's long-ruling party out of the presidency after decades of government b...

Mexico Election: PRI Makes A Comeback

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's long-dominant Institutional Revolutionary Party promised Monday it has learned from the past and changed its ways, a day ...

Mexico Election: Drug War Plays Big Public Role For First Time

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — When Mario Anguiano successfully ran for mayor of Colima three years ago, no one much cared that his brother and cousin were in pr...