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Turning Back or Moving On?
Otros Artículos, The New York Times

Turning Back or Moving On?

It’s not hard to explain why, after 71 uninterrupted years in power, Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party lost the 2000 presidential elections.

The Return of Mexico’s Nemesis
Otros Artículos, Project Syndicate

The Return of Mexico’s Nemesis

On July 1, Mexico will in all likelihood vote the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which ruled the country for seven decades, back into power. The PRI’s candidate, Enrique Peña Nieto, holds an insurmountable lead late in the campaign.

Don’t fear a PRI win in Mexico/06/23/12
L.A. Times, Otros Artículos

Don’t fear a PRI win in Mexico/06/23/12

Much has changed in the 12 years since the party lost power. A victory won’t bring back authoritarian ways.

Mexico Can Survive a New President
Otros Artículos, TIME

Mexico Can Survive a New President

Many fear the likely return to power ofthe PRI, but the country has changed
According to most polls, it is now virtually certain that on July 1, Mexico will bring the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) back to the presidency, after 12 years in opposi

Is Mexico’s drug war strategy working?
Otros Artículos

Is Mexico’s drug war strategy working?

Mexico has landed some hard punches against the drug cartels that have stirred violence in parts of the country — at least on paper.

In 2011, against just the notorious Zetas cartel, Mexico ended the reign of 16 leaders who ran cartel operations at the

The New Wave in Latin America
Otros Artículos, TIME

The New Wave in Latin America

From Brazil to El Salvador, from Uruguay to Ecuador, from Chile to Venezuela, left-of-center or hard-left parties and leaders have recently been voted into office.

Friendly Fire
Otros Artículos

Friendly Fire

Sending soldiers to do the job of police has led to widespread abuses

Double Vantage: On Jorge Castañeda
Otros Artículos

Double Vantage: On Jorge Castañeda

There are a few things that Mañana Forever?, Jorge Castañeda’s new book on Mexico, pointedly isn’t about. It’s not about violence, and it’s not about the immigration debate (though it does consider the effects of emigration). Above all, it’s not about the

Reseña de Sergio Aguayo sobre “Mañana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans”
Otros Artículos

Reseña de Sergio Aguayo sobre “Mañana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans”

Mexico’s progress continues to be inhibited by resistance to change—a resistance that today, according to Jorge Castañeda, has placed Mexico’s democracy and the country at a crossroads.

Books of Regional Interest: Drug Cartels, Tassel-Eared Squirrels, Bee Keeping, Golf, and National Parks
Otros Artículos

Books of Regional Interest: Drug Cartels, Tassel-Eared Squirrels, Bee Keeping, Golf, and National Parks

Mañana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans by Jorge G. Castaneda. In this insightful and provocative new book, the renowned scholar sheds much light on the puzzling paradoxes of his native country.

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TLC: ¿ya mero?

Hoy en #Amarres escribo “TLC: ¿ya mero?”; vía EL FINANCIERO👇

Jorge G. Castañeda opina que, en la negociación del TLCAN, la parte mexicana ha procurado siempre mostrar tramposamente la mejor cara para proteger el tipo de cambio.

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