The Week in Review: 12/5/2011

December 5, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 12/5/2011

Moreira

Humberto Moreira resigns as PRI president over the Coahuila debt scandal, as the PAN candidates debate over security and economic policy. Andrés Manuel López Obrador attempts to soften his image and looks to political survivor Ricardo Monreal to manage his campaign. Read the rest of this entry »


The Week in Review: 10/31/2011

October 31, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 10/31/2011

Luisa María Calderón

CSIS features a new profile of Enrique Peña Nieto, the PRD’s quest for party unity continues, Santiago Creel breaks from President Calderón’s security strategy, and the PAN candidate (and the President’s sister) pulls ahead in the lead-up to the November 13th gubernatorial election in Michoacán.  Read the rest of this entry »


The Week in Review: 10/10/2011

October 10, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 10/10/2011

The PRD candidates developed their security and business platforms, as the PRI decided on a February 8th open poll to select its presidential candidate and the PAN approached its own internal selection process. A new poll on the upcoming state election in Michoacán shows the PRI ahead by a significant margin. Read the rest of this entry »


The Week in Review: 10/3/2011

October 3, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 10/3/2011

Peña Nieto

Leading presidential contender Enrique Peña Nieto (PRI) answers criticisms of his crime statistics as former PRI leader Beatriz Paredes considers entering the Mexico City mayoral contest. The PAN and PRD face questions on the divisive abortion debate, and Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard (PRD) continues to develop his environmental platform. Read the rest of this entry »


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