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Vicente Fox was Elected President of Mexico in 2000

Today in Latin American history, Vicente Fox was elected President of México in 2000. Fox was elected President of Mexico in the 2000 presidential election, a historically significant election that made him the first president elected from an opposition party since Francisco I. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Receives Candidate List for New Regulatory Bodies in Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto received a list of candidates for two new regulatory bodies that were created as part of a recent overhaul of the country's telecommunications and broadcast industries. continue reading »

Corruption Allegations May Force PRI to Expel Former Mexican Governor

Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, may expel former Tabasco Gov. Andres Granier, who has been accused of corruption, a party leader 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 »

Mexico’s Top Court Confirms Enrique Peña Nieto Presidential Victory

Mexico's top electoral court unanimously struck down a leftist coalition's bid to invalidate the July 1 presidential election, a ruling that clears the way for Enrique Peña Nieto to be sworn in as the country's next head of state. continue reading »

“Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Plans to Protest Calderon’s Final Policies in Mexico

Mexico's "Yo soy 132" student movement plans to stage a march later this week to protest the policies implemented by President Felipe Calderon, who will submit his final state of the nation report to Congress. continue reading »

May 6th - First Mexican Presidential Debate

The first debate among the four candidates seeking the presidency in Mexico's July 1 general elections will be held on May 6, organizers said Tuesday. continue reading »

Former President of Mexico, Miguel De La Madrid Dead at 77

Former President Miguel de la Madrid died early Sunday at a Mexico City hospital after a long battle with emphysema, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said. He was 77. continue reading »

Chairman of Mexico’s PRI Party Humberto Moreira Resigns Amid Scandal

The chairman of Mexico's main opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has resigned amid a debt scandal in the northern state of Coahuila, where he served as governor until early this year. continue reading »

Controversies in Argentina and Mexico Surrounding Mario Vargas Llosa

The Literature Nobel prize winner was selected to inaugurate the annual “Book Fair” in Argentina, a choice that didn’t sit well with many Kirshner-followers. continue reading »