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Mexico’s youth protests cramp suave candidate’s style

Enrique Peña Nieto seemed all but unstoppable in the race to become Mexico's president. But the politician representing the big old Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) may have finally hit a snag: youth.... Read more»

Mexico election campaigns kick off

The 2012 presidential election in Mexico promises to bring change, especially with the opposition PRI entering the race as the prohibitive favorite.... Read more»

Biden: Drug legalization debate 'legitimate'

Vice President Biden said that the debate about legalizing drugs was "legitimate," while remaining firm that the United States opposes legalization.... Read more»

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Woman runs for president against Mexico's macho culture

While women are making noticeable inroads into other areas of Mexican political life, the highest glass ceiling still holds.... Read more»

Woman picked as candidate for Mexico's presidency

Mexico's ruling National Action Party (PAN) has chosen female candidate Josefina Vázquez Mota as its candidate for July's election, ready to take on current frontrunner, the Institutional Revolutionary Party's (PRI) Enrique Peña Nieto.... Read more»