The Week in Review: 12/5/2011

December 5, 2011

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

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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 »

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The Week in Review: 11/14/2011

November 14, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 11/14/2011

The PRI emerges victorious from the last night’s close Michoacán gubernatorial election (November 13th). Meanwhile, the Mexican government launched an investigation into the helicopter crash that killed Interior Minister Francisco Blake Mora and seven others on November 12th. The PRD is set to release the results of the opinion polls conducted to determine its candidate on November 15th, and Enrique Peña Nieto begins his visit to Washington, DC. Read the rest of this entry »