"There is no other solution than a vote recount. Faced with any other scenario we will expand our civil resistance campaign," Lopez Obrador spokesman Gerardo Fernandez said. "We want to warn that we will not agree with a partial rec
Uno de los acontecimientos históricos más analizado, admirado y criticado por infinidad de intelectuales, historiadores y políticos durante los últimos 2000 años, es el nacimiento, desarrollo y destrucción del Imperio Romano.
Street protests led by the leftist candidate in Mexico's presidential election plunged the capital into chaos for a second day on Tuesday, raising fears of a long and increasingly nasty fight over vote fraud claims.
The future of Mexico's young democracy lies in the hands of seven judges who have the final word on a disputed presidential election that has strained class divisions and threatened the nation's stability, with one candidate calling for milli
"I am already president. I won the presidential election. I am president of Mexico by the will of the majority of Mexicans," said Lopez Obrador. The leftist, whose fraud allegations are being examined by Mexico's electoral court, has to
The dramatic outcome of the July 2, Mexican elections and its’ political consequences have exceeded all my expectations and predictions. Unfortunately, this outcome could become a drama that would eventually mimic the style of Kim Jong Il of North Ko
En lo alto de la sierra sonorense, ya bordeando la línea con Chihuahua, se ubica el pueblo de Sahuaripa distinguido siempre por su perfil diferente al resto del estado.
Backed by hundreds of thousands of followers, the leftist who lost Mexico's presidential vote two weeks ago, vowed to start civil resistance to protest at fraud and force a recount. Huge crowds chanting "You are not alone," cheered A
"Where are our votes — in the garbage?" says one of the banners demanding that the Federal Electoral Tribunal overturn Felipe Calderon's narrow victory in the July 2 vote and certify Lopez Obrador as president-elect.
President Bush told Mexican President Vicente Fox the US Congress is unlikely to pass immigration reforms before November congressional elections, Fox said. The Mexican president asked Bush about Congress' negotiations on immigration when the two
The Federal Electoral Institute and Mr. López Obrador’s own representative at the polling station said Mr. López Obrador was misrepresenting the video. The tape, they said, showed a poll worker putting misplaced ballots where they belonged, a common
El desemboque del proceso político que abrazó a México éste pasado 2 de Julio, supera las expectativas, sorpresas y predicciones en un drama que cada día avanza, desafortunadamente, hacia un amenazador final estilo Kim Jon Il, el demente tirano de Co
The winner of Mexico's contested presidential election, conservative Felipe Calderon, urged calm on ahead of street protests led by his leftist rival, who has cried fraud. Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called his supporters from arou
Mi cabalgata por vida, siempre se ha distinguido por la frecuencia con que tomo rutas equivocadas puesto que, ha sido pincelada por la frase de Bernard Shaw: “Una vida cuajada de errores, es más útil y honorable que otra desperdiciada al no hacer nad
As many as 400,000 people turned out to protest what they said was a fraudulent conservative victory in Mexico's presidential election, which the leftist candidate challenged in court, organizers said. "What we are requesting is that the
Former Mexican President Luis Echeverria was cleared of genocide charges on Saturday for his role in a 1968 massacre, in a blow to efforts to prosecute former leaders for rights abuses. Echeverria, 84, was charged with genocide a week ago and was
Felipe Calderon won Mexico's presidential election not because of who he is, but because of who he isn't. After peacefully ushering in democracy only six years ago, many Mexicans were not ready to shake up the status quo and flip the country
An account of fraud in the Mexico July, 2006 presidential election
As the apparent victor in Mexico's presidential election switched back and forth Thursday morning, ballots were found in two garbage dumps, RAW STORY has learned. The news was accompanied by various wire reports showing that left wing candidate A
Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a slim lead early in the recount of Mexico's presidential vote on Wednesday after warning the country's stability was at stake in a post-election crisis. In a drama reminiscent of the Flo
Felipe Calderon, a ruling party conservative, won a razor-thin victory on Thursday in Mexico's presidential election but his leftist rival vowed to contest the result in the courts and on the streets.
Mexico's young democracy faced its greatest test yet Monday as the pro-business Felipe Calderon declared himself president-elect with a 380,000-vote advantage and his leftist rival vowed to scrutinize every last ballot against the possibility of
Las elecciones presidenciales que, para cuando este escrito emerja deben estar decididas, pasarán a la historia como el evento más alejado de la lógica y la razón política.
6 years after his astonishing victory ended 71 years of one-party rule, many people see Vicente Fox as the president who squandered a golden opportunity to turn Mexico around. While he pushed a freedom-of-information law through Congress and reinf
Millions of angry protesters claiming vote fraud, chaos in the courts, financial markets collapsing, troops in the streets -- that's the nightmare scenario should Mexico's July 2 presidential election have a disputed finish. Although Mexic
For most of the 20th century, power and the Institutional Revolutionary Party — or PRI — were one and the same in Mexico. All the mayors were PRI. All the congressmen, senators and governors. All the presidents. In 1989, Baja state elected the cou
Uneasy at election victories by leftists in Latin America, the United States may soon feel the region's wave of change lapping up against its southern border if a former indigenous welfare officer wins Mexico's presidential election on July 2
Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told Mexico's business sector he was not an enemy as he tried to calm nerves ahead of a July 2 presidential election that is balanced on a knife edge. [He only wants to confiscate their property.]
Hace unas semanas, Hugo Chávez sufrió una dolorosa derrota en Perú cuando su candidato, Ollanta Humala, perdiera las elecciones para la presidencia de la República.
Mexico's Manuel Lopez Obrador may follow Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales as the next Latin leftist leader. And if he wins a bitterly contested election next month, this time the revolution will be just across the US border.