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Outgoing President Felipe Calderon Proposes Constitutional Change to Elections in Mexico

Outgoing President Felipe Calderon has sent a bill to Congress that would establish a two-round system of voting in future Mexican presidential elections. 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 »

Mexico’s President Calderon Inaugurates “Cycling Paradise” in Cozumel

President Felipe Calderon participated in a cycling event over the weekend in Cozumel and inaugurated a bicycle path on the Mexican Caribbean island's perimeter road. continue reading »

President Felipe Calderon Meets with His Successor to Discuss Mexico’s Economic Challenges

President Felipe Calderon and President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto held their fourth meeting as part of the transition process and discussed Mexico's economic situation and challenges continue reading »

Thousands of Students Take to the Streets of Mexico City on Anniversary of 1968 Massacre

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mexico's capital to mark the passage of 44 years since the October 1968 massacre of student protesters, an anniversary that took on new significance this year with the re-emergence of young people as a force in public life. continue reading »

“Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Protests Calderon Government in Mexico

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside Mexico's Congress Saturday against President Felipe Calderon, a protest coinciding with the presentation of his final state-of-the-nation report. continue reading »

PEMEX Finds Large Oil Reserve in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has made a large deep-water light crude discovery in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, President Felipe Calderon said Wednesday. continue reading »

PEMEX Finds Large Oil Reserve in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has made a large deep-water light crude discovery in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, President Felipe Calderon said Wednesday. continue reading »

MX President Calderon Reveals Death Threat Received Early in His Administration

President Felipe Calderon told a gathering of journalists and celebrities over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so seriously that he recorded a message for his children in case he was killed, Mexican media outlets reported. 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 »

Mexican President Calderon Signs Decree to Protect Human Right Workers and Journalists

Mexican President Felipe Calderón in one of his last acts in office issued decrees to protect ‘Human Rights Defenders’ and Journalists continue reading »

Wal-Mart Now Faces Investigation by Mexican Government for Allegation of $24 Million Bribery Scheme

Investigators are looking into allegations that U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart's unit in Mexico paid bribes to officials to speed the opening of stores during its expansion push in the country in the past decade, the Mexican government said. continue reading »

Mexico and Cuba Consider Doing Joint Oil Exploration in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects in Cuban territorial waters. continue reading »

3 Million of Mexico’s Senior Citizen’s Without Pensions Will Get Aid in 2012

The 70 and Over Program will be extended to marginalized urban zones as from 2012 in order to provide monetary support for senior citizens living in poverty declared Secretary of Social Development (SEDESEOL) Heriberto Félix. continue reading »

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid is in "very serious" condition, but he "has not died," contrary to reports from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

First International Exhibit from Spain Premieres at Mexico’s National Gallery

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the exhibition on “Treasures of Spain’s Royal Palaces: A Shared History,” the first international exhibition at the National Gallery. continue reading »

$15.3 Million of Cartel Money Seized by Mexican Army

Army troops seized $15.3 million in cash in Tijuana, a border city in northwestern Mexico, that apparently belonged to the Sinaloa cartel, marking the second-largest seizure of money since President Felipe Calderon took office in 2006 continue reading »

Rights Groups in Mexico Say Country’s Cops and Soldiers Guilty of Numerous Abuses

Mexican President Felipe Calderon pledged to look "one by one" at cases of alleged military and police abuse documented by Human Rights Watch, the organization's Americas director said. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon Heads Off to G-20 Meetings to Strengthen Country’s Image Abroad

Mexican President Felipe Calderón is set to travel to Cannes, France, to participate in the 6th G-20 Leaders’ Summit on November 3 and 4. continue reading »

Mexican Government Hands Out 6 Millionth Energy-Saving Light Bulb (VIDEO)

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón handed out the sixth millionth energy saving light bulb as part of his administration's Sustainable Light Program. continue reading »