The Week in Weed for June 23, 2017. by Amber Cortes President Enrique Peña Nieto at a National Debate on Marijuana Use in Mexico City in April. ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES It’s high time medical marijuana was made legal throughout the land. Show More Summary
The President, Enrique Pena Nieto, has officially published a bill allowing its use for health and scientific purposes. The bill was passed in April, with an overwhelming 371 members of the Lower House of Congress voting in favour, with only 19 politicians voting against or abstaining. Show More Summary
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a decree this week legalizing medical marijuana. The measure also classified the psychoactive ingredient in the drug as “therapeutic.” The new policy isn't exactly opening the door for medical marijuana dispensaries on every corner. Instead it calls on the Ministry of Health to draft and implement regulations and public policies […]
A Mexican journalist has held up a sign reading "No more blood" and "Not One More" during a speech by President Enrique Pena Nieto. Journalist Alvaro Delgado wrote in his … Click to Continue »
Angela Merkel has condemned “putting up walls” during a visit to Mexico, in a thinly veiled criticism of Donald Trump. The German Chancellor was speaking on a panel with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, but did not explicitly mention the US President. Mr Trump has vowed to build a wall on his country’s southern border, making it a key tenet of his 2016 election campaign.
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President Enrique Pena Nieto told German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday he wants a significant increase in trade with the European Union, vowing to complete a new trade deal by year's end. Pena Nieto's Mexican government has been actively...Show More Summary
In a jab at U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel denounced the use of border walls during her visit to Mexico City on Saturday. Speaking on a panel discussion with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto, Merkel argued...Show More Summary
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto called for the defense of free trade, democracy and environmental protections during an appearance Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Though neither Peña Nieto nor Merkel mentioned President Trump by name during their joint news conference in Mexico...
During a meeting on Thursday (June 8), Leonardo DiCaprio, Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, billionaire Carlos Slim, and senior government officials at the Official Residence of Los Pinos created a Memorandum of Understanding to make major commitments to protect valuable marine ecosystems in the Gulf of California. The Gulf has been under increased pressure from [...]
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto agreed Wednesday to increase efforts to save the vaquita marina porpoise, burying the hatchet in a Twitter feud over the endangered species.
Results in Mexico state keep alive President Enrique Peña Nieto's 2018 re-election hopes.
Morena party refuses to accept initial results after Alfredo del Mazo Maza, cousin of president Enrique Peña Nieto, declared winner A hotly contested state election in Mexico is heading to court after the president’s cousin was declared the victor amid widespread allegations of voter intimidation, vote buying, and misuse of public resources. Show More Summary
A quick-count sampling of votes for governor of Mexico's most populous state gave a slight advantage to the candidate of President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling party in a race seen … Click to Continue »
The tight contest to lead the State of Mexico is seen as a referendum on President Enrique Peña Nieto and the future of his Institutional Revolutionary Party.
Mexico's ruling party risked humiliation Sunday in President Enrique Pena Nieto's home state as voting began in a gubernatorial election that could give a giant boost to leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The bellwether...Show More Summary
Days after Mexican president pledges to combat impunity, local journalist killed On May 4, a CPJ delegation visited Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto as part of a mission to launch a special report, "No Excuse," which calls on the government to do more to bring those who murder journalists to...
When Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto opened gasoline prices to market forces this January, the resulting 20-percent hike—both a step toward the entry of foreign gas stations and a top-up for the treasury’s depleted coffers—prompted weeks of outrage. Show More Summary
Morena party leader Andrés Manuel López Obrador campaigns in Mexico state in hopes of historic victory that could seal Enrique Peña Nieto’s fate The crowd cheers as a mariachi band belts out a song dedicated to Andrés Manuel López Obrador,...Show More Summary
ECAPTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - Nine decades of rule by President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in Mexico's most populous state are hanging in the balance in an election that could batter its hopes of keeping power nationally in 2018.