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Tag Results for "President Felipe Calderon"

Mexico Tackling Breast Cancer, a Leading Cause of Death for Women

At the start of his speech, the President recognized the importance of Mexican civil society organizations in the fight against the disease and the growing social awareness about prevention and early diagnosis. continue reading »

National Week of the Migrant to Launch in Mexico City This Week

On October 20 and 21, 2011, as part of the National Week of the Migrant, the third International Forum on Migration and Peace will be held in Mexico City, organized by the National Institute of Migration in Mexico. continue reading »

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

Just two days after the signing of the plan "Veracruz Seguro" between the federal government and the state government of Veracruz, 32 bodies were found in 3 houses, and another 4 bodies were found on the same day, continue reading »

Microsoft Makes $690 Investment Commitment in Mexico

The president declared that Microsoft and federal government have complemented efforts to boost technological development and make Mexico a more efficient country. continue reading »

Global Action Needed to Stop Deadly Drug Gangs Say Anti-Crime Experts

Warning that the solution to narcotics trafficking must be global in scale, the chief United Nations anti-crime official began a two-day official visit to Mexico, where tens of thousands of people have been murdered and mutilated in drug wars over the past five years. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 201th Year of Independence (EL Grito VIDEO Here)

Today, all of Mexico is celebrating and rejoicing its 201-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, destroyed the Azteca empire while enslaving native continue reading »

Mexico Reports to UN on Its Millennium Development Goals

As part of the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), President Felipe Calderón gave the General Administrator of the Program, Helen Clark, Mexico’s report on the progress achieved in the Millennium Development Goals. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon Delivers His Fifth State of the Union (VIDEO)

President Calderón delivered the Fifth State of the Union Address at the National Museum of Anthropology this week. continue reading »

Former Mexican President Fox:  ‘Let’s Make Truce with Drug Cartels’

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox in reaction to the firebombing act of terrorism in Monterrey this week suggested Mexico should think about calling a truce with the drug cartels. continue reading »

‘You Are Responsible Too’ Lashes Out Mexico’s Weary President

While trying to hold back his tears and weary soul together, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon condemned those nameless, faceless ‘terrorists’ who firebombed Monterrey’s Casino Royale that killed at least 53 of his citizens Thursday. However, he was very clear on whom else he blamed – Americans. continue reading »

Firebombing Massacre at Casino Royale in Mexico Prompts U.S. Reaction

As the investigation continues into the firebombing at Monterrey, Mexico's Casino Royale the audacity of the crime has prompted a response from the U.S. and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This is one of the few times that the U.S. has issued a response to a specific act of violence in Mexico. Nonetheless, U.S. felt it was necessary to reassert its' solidarity to Mexico and commitment as a crime-fighting partner. continue reading »

INSIGHT:  The Root of Mexico’s Sadism

Sadism is not an everyday word in the Spanish vocabulary. Yet, it is an every day event if you live in Mexico. On any given day, if you asked around, you would be lucky to find someone in Mexico who could identify the root of the word, and fewer still would relate it to the Marquis de Sade continue reading »

Costa Rica and Mexico Strengthen Their Ties

Earlier this week, President Felipe Calderón of Mexico officially welcomed President Laura Chinchilla in Chapultepec. continue reading »

President Felipe Calderon to Serve As Travel Guide on PBS’s “The Royal Tour: Mexico” (VIDEO)

Taking a bold step in his attempt to increase tourist travel to Mexico, President Felipe Calderon became a tour guide of sorts for the travel show to be broadcast on PBS next month. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon’s Sister to Run for Governor of Michoacan

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon’s sister has won her primary gubernatorial election in the state of Michoacan. State Senator Luisa Maria Calderon was a National Action Party candidate and won the primary with over 60 percent of the votes. continue reading »

Children Rights Group Reports 1,300 Children Killed in Mexico’s War on Drug Cartels

The Network for the Rights of Children (Redim) is reporting that approximately 3.7 percent of all persons killed in Mexico’s war on drug cartels are children. continue reading »

Mexico Plans $2.5 billion Investment in New Wind Farms

The Mexican government recently announced plans for a $2.5 billion investment in new wind farms as part of its plan to expand renewable energy throughout the country. continue reading »

Mexico Plans $2.5 billion Investment in New Wind Farms

The Mexican government recently announced plans for a $2.5 billion investment in new wind farms as part of its plan to expand renewable energy throughout the country. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon:  “Every Life Lost is a Human Being Not a Statistic”

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon addressed the National Public Safety Council meeting, which he also heads, where he said: "Every one of those who have lost their lives must be seen as a human being and not as a statistic." continue reading »

Mexico’s Peace Movement and Poet Sicilia Meets with Mexican President Calderon

Mexican President Felipe Calderón met with representatives of the Peace Movement, including founder and poet Javier Sicilia, Julián LeBaron and María Herrera. continue reading »