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 Pena Nieto, holds an insurmountable lead late in the campaign. Many Mexican
It’s not hard to explain why, after 71 uninterrupted years in power, Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party lost the 2000 presidential elections.
Le 1er juillet, le Mexique votera très probablement en faveur du retour au pouvoir du Parti Révolutionnaire Institutionnel (PRI) qui a dirigé le pays pendant soixante dix ans. Le candidat du PRI, Enrique Peña Nieto, a dernièrement pris une très nette avan
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.
Much has changed in the 12 years since the party lost power. A victory won’t bring back authoritarian ways.
For Latin America, 2011 was, in Frank Sinatra’s terms, a very good year – and 2012 doesn’t look like being so bad either.
ABRAHAM F. LOWENTHAL.-This year has seen many national elections in Latin America: in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Uruguay. And elections are scheduled in Colombia and Brazil, among other countries, in 2010.
JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA.- From the very beginning of the Honduran crisis, back in June of this year, many observers remarked that Washington, as well as most Latin American governments, the Organization of American States, and the European Union, had painted i
Former Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castaneda talks to Katty Kay about how the presidential elections may affect the relationship between the United States and Latin America.
In the last year or so, 11 Latin American countries held presidential elections. Citizens in Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Haiti, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela all went to the polls. The confluence of so many elections was