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PRI Accepts Defeat in Key Mexican Gubernatorial Election

The candidate of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, for the governorship of Baja California, Fernando Castro Trenti, acknowledged Saturday that the partial results of the July 7 elections are going against him. continue reading »

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 »

Thousands of Teachers Destroy Government Offices After Politicians Pass Education Reform in MX

Teachers in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero and activists from various organizations on Wednesday destroyed the offices of several political parties in the state capital of Chilpancingo, where changes to the state education law were approved by lawmakers earlier in the week. continue reading »

After 100 Days in Office Peña Nieto Vows to Change Mexico

President Enrique Peña Nieto marked his first 100 days in office by vowing to bring wide-ranging reform and structural changes to Mexico. "Each decision made, each action taken is in response to the great goal we set on the first day - to transform Mexico," Peña Nieto told a gathering of business and political leaders at the National Palace in Mexico City. continue reading »

Mexico’s Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Joins New Political Party

The dominant figure on the Mexican left for a decade, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, formally signed up on Tuesday with the new political party he hopes will become a mass movement. continue reading »

Olympic Medal Winner, Noe Hernandez, Shot Near Mexico City Night Club

Mexican Olympic medalist Noe Hernandez remains stable three days after being shot in the head at a nightclub in metropolitan Mexico City, although his condition is still life-threatening, doctors said Wednesday. 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 »

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 »

Mexican Politician Killed Fellow PRI Party Member

Eduardo Castro Luque, an Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, member elected to the Sonora state legislature, was allegedly murdered by fellow party member Manuel Alberto Fernandez Felix, who is on the run, Mexican officials said. continue reading »

Mexican PRI Lawmaker Stabbed to Death by Wife

The legislator who died of stab wounds last weekend was killed by his own wife, Mexico state Attorney General Miguel Angel Contreras said Friday. 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 »

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 »

Mexican Businessman and PRI Supporter Juan Hinojosa Cantu Dies in Helicopter Crash

Three people, including a prominent businessman, died in a helicopter crash over the weekend in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials said. 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 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 »

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 »

Mexican Left Claim PRI Set Up Vote-Buying Scheme

Mexico's political left said several state governors, mostly members of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, were behind a massive vote-buying scheme in last Sunday's general election. continue reading »

PRI Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto Declared Mexico’s New President

Enrique Peña Nieto claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election and vowed to work for reconciliation and national unity while crafting a "modern and responsible" presidency. continue reading »