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Mexico troops in Tlatlaya slayings had orders to kill, report says

In one of the most polemic large-scale killings confronting the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto, a new report says Mexican army soldiers were acting on orders to eliminate suspected criminals "in the darkness" without regard for their rights or due process.

Mexico election body confirms election tally signaling PRI win

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's National Electoral Institute (INE) on Sunday confirmed that President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling party emerged as the strongest force in elections last weekend, which INE forecasts say will enable it to retain control of the lower house.

Mexico's ruling party close to keeping majority despite violence, graft

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto was close to retaining a slim majority in the lower house of Congress on Monday despite losing support in mid-term elections marked by anger over corruption, gang violence and weak economic growth.

Despite PRI gains, Mexico elects 1st independent governor

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

The ruling coalition of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto gained an absolute majority in the lower house of Congress, results from Sunday’s election show. However, the politics-as-usual was shattered by the apparent landslide victory of an independent candidate for governor of one of the country’s...

Mexico ruling party expected to keep slim Congress majority as voting closes

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's party is expected to retain its slim working majority in the lower house of Congress in mid-term elections on Sunday despite discontent about corruption, gang violence and lackluster economic growth.

Mexican Voters Say ‘None of Them Can Make a Real Change’ As Some Burn Ballots

4 weeks agoNews : Vice News

Results began trickling in on Sunday after millions of Mexicans cast ballots in a midterm vote seen as a barometer of the country's political climate three years into the term of President Enrique Peña Nieto. Voters were choosing hundreds...Show More Summary

Elections test Mexican president as graft, gang murders bite

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's party is expected to keep its slim working majority in the lower house of Congress in legislative elections on Sunday despite discontent about corruption, gang violence and lackluster economic growth.

On The RiskMap Radar: Mexico Votes, The G7 Meets and Africa's New Free Trade Zone

LONDON – Mexico’s June 7 midterm elections pose a test to President Enrique Peña Nieto and the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). In the first half of his term Peña Nieto made remarkable headway on much needed institutional reforms—particularly in energy, telecommunications and education. But in the largest electoral test [...]

In Mexican Politics, the Greens Are ‘Corruption Turned Into a Party’

last monthNews : Vice News

Acting in ways that are anything but green, Mexico's "ecological" political group blankets cities with its aggressive ads. The Green Party's success is linked to the goals of the ruling PRI and President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Pena Nieto's ruling PRI in the lead ahead of Mexico mid-terms: poll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) is in the lead ahead of Sunday's mid-term elections, a poll released on Tuesday shows, potentially returning President Enrique Pena Nieto his razor-thin lower house majority.

Mexican teachers protest education reform after government weakens stance

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thousands of Mexican teachers protested on the streets of Mexico City on Monday against a crucial part of President Enrique Pena Nieto's education reform, sensing that government support for it was crumbling.

Exclusive: Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show

VALLE DE BRAVO, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto misrepresented to authorities the circumstances under which he acquired one of his properties, public documents reviewed by Reuters show, a discrepancy that could add to the controversy surrounding his personal finances.

Mexico’s New Anti-Corruption System ‘Historic Step’ - President

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has signed a constitutional reform creating a new anti-corruption system that he called a "historic step" for a country, where corruption scandals continue to emerge.

Can a President Accused of Corruption Convincingly Push an Anti-Corruption Law? Mexico Is Finding Out

2 months agoNews : Vice News

Mexico actually dropped in an international corruption perceptions index after its transition to a multi-party democracy began in 2000. President Enrique Peña Nieto is expected to sign an anti-corruption package recently approved by Congress.

Mexico to compensate families of victims murdered by soldiers

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government said on Thursday it would compensate relatives of 15 people executed by soldiers last year, a scandal that embarrassed President Enrique Pena Nieto and shone a light on human rights abuses by the military.

Anger could derail Mexico's economic recovery

Revulsion with the government of Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto over pervasive corruption and insecurity has become widespread in Mexico. That sentiment could not only have consequences for Peña Nieto at the ballot box next month,...Show More Summary

Armed with a Good Pair of ‘Cojones,’ Jorge Ramos Asks Enrique Peña Nieto to Resign

I know this video has been going around for several days now, and that many of you have already seen it, tweeted it, instagramed it, facebooked it, etc. Still, this blog had to make sure this footage also lives here, not only for ‘posterity’ … Continue reading ?

Mexico's Congress passes anti-corruption law

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Congress has approved an anti-corruption law that could help relieve pressure on President Enrique Pena Nieto's scandal-plagued government.

Mexican court backs reporter fired after Pena Nieto property scoop

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A court ruling issued on Tuesday may force a broadcaster to negotiate the reinstatement of a high-profile journalist fired last month after helping uncover a scandal involving President Enrique Pena Nieto's family.

Attacks against Mexican journalists rise under Pena Nieto: report

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Threats and attacks against journalists including murder have risen in the first two years of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration compared with his predecessor's time in office, journalism advocacy group Article 19 said on Tuesday.

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