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Tag Results for "Enrique Pena Nieto"

Mexican President Calderon Signs Labor Law Overhaul

Mexican President Felipe Calderon, set to leave office in less than 48 hours, on Thursday signed a labor law overhaul he said will foster competitiveness and productivity while strengthening workers' rights. continue reading »

MEXICO POLL:  War on Drugs a Failure

A recently concluded public opinion poll in Mexico has deemed outgoing President Felipe Calderon’s war on narcos a failure. continue reading »

Mexican Congress Pass Labor Overhaul Bill

Mexico's Congress has approved a controversial labor overhaul bill introduced in September by outgoing conservative President Felipe Calderon. continue reading »

Mexican President-elect Congratulates Obama

Mexican President Felipe Calderon and the man who will succeed him in a few weeks, Enrique Peña Nieto, on Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on winning a second term as U.S. head of state and expressed confidence that the links between the two countries will continue to broaden and deepen. continue reading »

No Fast-Track for Controversial Labor Bill in Mexico

A Mexican labor overhaul bill will not be fast-tracked through the lower house on the second go-around, but it is not "frozen" and will be handled like a standard piece of legislation, a lawmaker said. continue reading »

President-elect Peña Nieto Will Fly in Style with $139 Million Plane

The Mexican government has confirmed the purchase of a more than $100 million plane for the country’s new president. President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto will be flying in style when his p continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Hopes New Mexican Administration Will Guarantee Safety for Journalists

Reporters Without Borders, or RSF, called upon Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto to make concrete "commitments" to guarantee the safety of journalists in his country on the European tour he will wrap up later this week in Paris. continue reading »

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto To Begin European Tour

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto plans to begin a tour of Germany, Spain, Britain and France on Oct. 11, transition team officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Peña Neito Meets with Peru President Humala

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto met over the weekend in Lima with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to discuss the state of bilateral relations. continue reading »

Peña Nieto Appoints Colombian General to Direct LatAm Citizenship Institute

Retired Colombian Gen. Oscar Naranjo will combine his function as security adviser to Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto with that of director of the Latin American Citizenship Institute, which seeks to "wipe out the culture of illegality." continue reading »

Free Trade Will Strengthen LatAm’s Role in Global Economy, Says Mexican President-elect

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto said in an interview published Sunday by Brazil's Epoca magazine that "free trade is the path for Latin America," where he will visit several countries during an upcoming tour. continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Vows to Reduce Poverty

President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 million Mexicans and to boost gross domestic product growth, which has averaged 2.4 percent annually over the past three decades. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Officially Named President of Mexico

Mexico's top electoral court on Friday unanimously validated the victory of Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate Enrique Peña Nieto in the July 1 balloting and confirmed him as president-elect. continue reading »

Mexican Left Accuses PRI of Funding Campaign Using Government Account

Mexico's political left accused President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto's campaign manager of using a state government's bank account to divert funds to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, in the lead-up to the July 1 election. continue reading »

PRI Slams Mexican Left’s Suggestion for Interim President

The Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, slammed the Mexican left's insistence that the July 1 presidential election be overturned and an interim president be named to organize a new vote as "absolutely out of line." continue reading »

Mexican Left Calls For Peaceful Mobilization to Annul Presidential Election

Leaders of the Mexican left called Friday for a peaceful popular mobilization to annul the July 1 presidential election amid allegations of vote-buying and other machinations by the victorious Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI. continue reading »

Mexican Left Claim PRI Financed Campaign with Dirty Money

The leftist candidate in Mexico's July 1 presidential election said Wednesday that the campaign of the ostensible winner was financed in part with dirty money. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon and Successor Enrique Peña Nieto Meet for First Time Since Election

Mexican President Felipe Calderon met with the virtual winner of the July 1 presidential election, Enrique Peña Nieto, for the first time since the balloting. continue reading »

Calderon Says Peña Nieto Will Continue Anti-Drug Strategy in Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said in an interview published Sunday by Spain's El Pais newspaper that he was convinced that his anti-drug strategy and reforms would be continued by Enrique Peña Nieto, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, who won the July 1 presidential election. continue reading »

Thousands Protest Last Week’s Election Results in Mexico

Thousands of people took part in a march in Mexico City to protest against Enrique Peña Nieto, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, who was declared the winner of last week's presidential election. continue reading »