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The election of Enrique Pena Nieto as president of Mexico will reinstate the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) at the head of the country’s politics - 12 years after it lost power in 2000. Its reputation then was one of autocracy and corruption, but the newly-elected president has given it a fresh, more palatable image. In the first of a two-part series on th...
Professor Raul Benitez-Manaut
Enrique Pena Nieto is the firm favourite to win the first round of Mexico’s presidential election but 15 to 20 per cent of the country’s 75 million voters have still to decide who to support. Victory for Mr Pena Nieto will mean a return to power for the PRI which ruled Mexico for 70 years and some fear it will be a return to the bad old days of semi-authoritarian ...
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin
Support for Josefina Vazquez Mota is growing in the race for the next President of Mexico. She has shaken up the election race as the first female candidate selected by a main political party. Her popularity is growing with a campaign focussing on women’s liberation as one of the major factors changing cultural, social and political life in Mexico. GIS guest expert...
The people of Mexico have a higher standard of living and expect more of politicians and officials than ever. But they are concerned about corruption, a rising crime rate and poor public services. GIS guest expert, Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center,Washington DC, examines the key issues and whether politicians can match the...
Dr. Andrew Selee