Articles tagged with: PRI

15Mar

Mexico: Splits rattle ruling PAN party before election

MEXICO CITY — The unity that helped Mexico’s ruling conservatives end seven decades of one-party rule is cracking under the weight of infighting, scandal and defections that threaten their hopes of retaining the presidency in July.

Posted in Politic / Economic issues

10Feb

Mexico Presidential Candidates Play it Safe with Security Plans

As Mexico's presidential elections approach, the candidates have been reticient about their security policies. Only one, the leftist Lopez Obrador, seems poised to break dramatically with President Felipe Calderon's approach.

Posted in Politic / Economic issues

09Feb

Mexico's Presidential Election and the Cartel War

Mexico will hold its presidential election July 1 against the backdrop of a protracted war against criminal cartels in the country. Former President Vicente Fox of the National Action Party (PAN) launched that struggle; his successor, Felipe Calderon, also of the PAN, greatly expanded it.

Posted in Politic / Economic issues

19Dec

Mexico's PRI Names Presidential Candidate

The party that controlled Mexico for the majority of the 20th century officially nominated on Saturday the candidate it hopes can take back the presidency after 12 years out of power.

Posted in Politic / Economic issues