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Election day in Mexico City.

Vote-buying accusations pile up against Mexican presidential election winner Enrique Peña Nieto, whose party, the PRI, has been blamed for rigging votes in the past. Read more»

Guards try to keep family members of prisoners away from the Apodaca prison gates following a riot in February.

Mexico's prison problems stem primarily from a lack of control. Corruption is rife among guards and wardens, who have been implicated in abetting mass escapes and allowing mafias to charge inmates fees for simple comforts such as sleeping on bunks. Read more»

Enrique Peña Nieto in March.

The Mexican presidential election is Enrique Peña Nieto's to lose. The PRI candidate has projected polish, popular appeal and power in his drive to take the presidency. Read more»

Norteño music legends Los Tigres del Norte ran afoul of prohibitions in Chihuahua for performing 'La Reina del Sur,' which was deemed inappropriate at a cattle exposition in early March.

As Mexico's elections near, politicos are tightening the squeeze on "narcocorridos," the country’s popular odes to drug cartel kingpins. Read more»

Enrique Peña Nieto

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