La Lucha Sigue: EPR Strikes Again

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Last Monday, after being in hiatus for a couple of months, the People’s Revolutionary Army, or EPR, once again struck Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex). And once again, the attack on Mexico’s state-owned oil installations disrupted gas supplies, which caused the latest spike in oil and gas prices. Economically, Pemex and thousands of […]

The Mexican Standoff

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In a surprising midnight ceremony at the presidential residence of Los Pinos, outgoing Mexican [tag]President Vicente Fox[/tag] handed over the green, white and red presidential sash to incoming president elect [tag]Felipe Calderón[/tag]. Fearing that the inauguration would be blocked, Calderón – a 44- year-old conservative, pro-business politician who is close to the Catholic Church – […]

Mexico’s Legitimate President Is Sworn In Today

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Although it was determined by Mexico’s top election court that Mexico’s ruling party conservative Felipe Calderón won the July 2 election, tens of thousands of loyal supporters still crammed into Mexico City’s Zocalo square to see Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) take the oath of office as Mexico’s “Legitimate President.” November 20, also marks the […]

President Hugo Chavez Denounces Felipe Calderon

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In a CNN Espanol interview, Hugo Chávez denounces Felipe Calderón and explains why. El Universal El presidente de Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, reiteró que en su gobierno “no reconocemos al presidente electo de México”, donde dijo que existe “una derecha desesperada que recurre a distintas artimañas”, aunque “difícilmente puede cantar victoria”. Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, stated […]

Symbolic Victory for Lopez Obrado Supporters

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Protesters are claim another symbolic victory as President Vicente Fox changes site of the annual Mexican Independence day grito. President Vicente Fox sidestepped another showdown with leftist firebrand Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, announcing Thursday that he won’t hold tonight’s traditional Independence Day celebrations in Mexico City’s massive central plaza. The first symbolic victory occurred when […]

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