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Mayoral Candidate Kidnapped in Mexico

A candidate for mayor of the southern Mexican town of Apaxtla de Castrejon was dragged from his home by three armed intruders, his party said Tuesday. continue reading »

No Cuchi-Cuchi! Withholding Sex to Get the Vote in Mexican Presidential Politics

In an effort to empower women while also improve her own chances for a political victory in Mexico’s upcoming election, presidential candidate, Josefina Vazquez Mota, shocked her audience by suggesting women use their own powers in the bedroom to get their husbands out to vote. continue reading »

Televisa Denies Promoting Mexican Presidential Candidate In Return For Money

The media conglomerate that dominates Mexican broadcast television has denied allegations it took money in exchange for raising the profile of Enrique Peña Nieto, the favorite to win 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 »

The “Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Gathered to Draft a Platform in Mexico City

Members the "Yo soy 132" student protest movement drafted a platform aimed at influencing Mexico's July 1 presidential election and countering perceived media bias, declaring their opposition to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in the polls. continue reading »

Drug-war Victims’ Families Call For “National Unity” Pact in Mexico

Family members and activists representing more than 50,000 victims of drug-related violence in Mexico in recent years held a testy meeting with the four presidential hopefuls and called for a "national unity" pact to restore peace. continue reading »

Peace Activist Slams Mexican Presidential Campaigns

Poet Javier Sicilia, the leader of Mexico's Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, or MPJD, blasted on Monday the farce represented by the current electoral campaign, considering it "the continuation of violence by other means." continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Party Disavows Politician With Links to Cartels

Mexico's PRI, poised to retake the presidency this year after more than a decade in opposition, sought on Wednesday to distance itself from a prominent party member accused by U.S. authorities of taking bribes from drug cartels. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Presidential Candidate, Enrique Pena Nieto, Leading the Race

The presidential candidate of Mexico's centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, enjoys a comfortable lead over his two main rivals in the July 1 contest, according to the results of a new poll by capital daily El Universal. continue reading »

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

At least 700 Indians were affected by food poisoning after eating rice with eggs at a political rally in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, health officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Set to Approve More Religious Freedoms, Many Still Want Separation of Church and State

The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has approved, with the votes of the National Action Party, President Felipe Calderon and the PRI's (Partido Revolucionario Institucional) proposal continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Party Has Its Presidential Candidate” Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto's presidential candidacy for Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has been officially approved, the party's National Internal Procedures Commission, or CNPI, said. 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 »

Mexican Candidate Defends His Lack of Knowledge About Popular Authors

Enrique Peña Nieto, who polls show is the favorite to win Mexico's July 2012 presidential election, is defending himself after becoming the butt of jokes for being unable to identify the authors and titles of several books. continue reading »

Guerrero Mexico Votes for New State Governor Today

Just one day after a mutilated body was left in Acapulco, thousands find their way to the polling stations in the heat to vote for either the incumbent part or the opposition, PRI. continue reading »