What kind of PRI will rule Mexico?
July 3, 2012 9:53 AM Subscribe
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With the election of Pena Nieto
to the presidency, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) ends a twelve-year absence from the seat.Mexico's New Political Map After July 1
(video). CSMonitor reports: 'Five Key Takeaways
as PRI heads back to presidency.' The PRI is not totally popular
, especially with
the Yo Soy 132 protest/movement.
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The James A. Baker Institute asks: A New Anti-Drug Strategy in Mexico?
. Reason opines: 'Drug War Foes, Don't Expect Much
From Mexico's New President.
The Drug War in Mexico has recieved an inordinate amount of attention in American media as of late, with the New Yorker (LETTER FROM MEXICO: THE KINGPINS - The fight for Guadalajara
), Slate and Longform (The Longform Guide to Mayhem in Mexico: Corruption, murder, and the drug business south of the border
), and the New York Times (How A Mexican Drug Cartel Makes Its Billions
) all getting in on the action.
Where do those billions go? Western banks
, says The Guardian, and DailyKos chiming in with Wells Fargo
as an example. Laundering extends far beyond
financial firms, into many businesses.
Yesterday on Metafilter: How does the US electoral system compare to Mexicos?
. Previously on AskMe Yo soy 132, why 132?