UTOBIOGRAPHY is “almost unknown” in Mexico, writes Jorge Castañeda, in his recently published contribution to the genre, “Amarres Perros” (the title is an untranslatable play on the name of a film that could be rendered as “Shaggy Entanglements”). The sam
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
Hug o Chávez w ill be returning soon to Caracas after undergoing cancer surgery in Havana. It will not be an easy homecoming. Last year, the Venezuelan President had two operations in Cuba to remove a “baseball size” cancerous tumor in the pelvic-abdomina
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.