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Former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari was Born in 1948

Today in Latin American history, former President of Mexico Carlos Salinas de Gortari who was in office 1988-94 was born in 1948. Carlos Salinas de Gortari is extremely unpopular in Mexico where he is blamed for a decreased standard of living, economic difficulties, the rise of the drug trade and the massive corruption that occurred during his administration. continue reading »

MEXICO: Pres. Peña Nieto Resumes Public Activities After Tumor Surgery

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who underwent surgery last week, resumed his public activities Tuesday as he presided over a small-business event in Mexico City. continue reading »

Six Killed Near Mexican Resort City of Acapulco

Six people were killed and two others wounded in a shooting near the Mexican resort city of Acapulco, the Guerrero state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Calderon Administration

Felipe Calderon was in office December 1, 2006 - November 30, 2012. During this period Mexico, and the world, dealt with various events ranging from the financial crisis to swine flu. continue reading »

100 Injured, 92 Arrested During Inauguration Protests in Mexico

Around 100 people were injured and nearly 100 others arrested in clashes between police and protesters angry over the inauguration of new President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Swears In Enrique Peña Nieto As President

Enrique Peña Nieto was inaugurated Saturday as Mexico's president, returning the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to power after a 12-year hiatus. 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 Ex-Gov. Yarrington Says Allegations He’s Connected to Drug Cartels Are False

A Mexican former state governor accused of ties to drug cartels denied the allegations and said they were aimed at discrediting his party ahead of the July 1 presidential election. continue reading »

Lopez Obrador is Gaining Points in Mexican Presidential Elections, Peña Nieto Falling

Leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has consolidated his hold on second place in the polls ahead of Mexico's presidential election next month, trailing frontrunner Enrique Peña Nieto, who saw his support drop amid the rise of a national student movement that opposes his candidacy. continue reading »