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  1. Pena Nieto Returns Anti-Graft Bill to Congress for RevisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Responding to fierce criticism of a bill passed by his party, President Enrique Pena Nieto for the first time in office sent legislation back to Congress for changes to strengthen Mexico's fight against corruption. The articles he wants amended were passed by congress last week and would require all people that do business with the government to declare their assets to public auditors.

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  2. Mexico's president just vetoed a package of anti-corruption billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto gives a speech next to Queen Maxima of the Netherlands during the International Forum of Financial Inclusion, in Mexico City Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday vetoed a package of anti-corruption bills, asking Congress to change a measure that would have forced people or firms who receive government funding to publicly disclose their assets. Pena Nieto has made the push for tougher anti-corruption laws a top priority of his government, which has been embroiled in several conflict-of-interest scandals and accused by critics of a lax attitude toward graft.

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  3. Mexico Will Not Legalize Medical Marijuana Anytime SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | High Times

    ... considered "a step in the right direction" for the nation. Interestingly, it was PeA a's Institutional Revolutionary Party that put up the most resistance to the guts of the legislation, making several amendments that Vice News suggests was done to ...

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  4. Temperatures rise in deadly Mexican protestsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Buenos Aires Herald

    At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party. Violence erupted on Sunday when police dislodged protesters blocking a highway in the southern state of Oaxaca, a hotbed of dissent from radical teachers' groups opposed to education reforms pushed through by the government three years ago.

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  5. Mexico teacher protests buffet ruling party, eight killed in clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Thanh Nein News

    Protesters from the National Coordination of Education Workers teachers' union clash with riot police officers during a protest against President Enrique Pena Nieto's education reform, in the town of Nochixtlan, northwest of the state capital, Oaxaca City, Mexico on June 19, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Luis Plata At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party.

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  6. Head of Mexico's ruling party resigns after vote showingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Erie Times News

    The Institutional Revolutionary Party is better known as the PRI, for its initials. Manlio Fabio Beltrones was PRI party president until he resigned Monday.

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  7. Head of Mexico's Ruling PRI Steps Down After Electoral DrubbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Voice of America

    Mexico's President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto and Congressman Manlio Fabio Beltrones attend a meeting with newly elected senators and lawmakers of the Institutional Revoluntionary Party in Mexico City, Aug. 9, 2012. The president of Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, announced his resignation on Monday, two weeks after the party of President Enrique Pena Nieto suffered a humiliating defeat in regional elections.

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  8. Deadly Mexico Teacher Protests Buffet Ruling PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Voice of America

    At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party. Violence erupted Sunday when police dislodged protesters blocking a highway in the southern state of Oaxaca, a hotbed of dissent from radical teachers' groups opposed to education reforms pushed through by the government three years ago.

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  9. 6 die in violent clashes between police and teachers union in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Violent clashes between police and members of a radical teachers union who had blockaded roads in southern Mexico on Sunday left six people dead and more than 100 injured, officials said. Violent clashes in the southern state of Oaxaca between police and members of a teachers union resulted in six civilian deaths and more than 100 injuries on Sunday, recalling the extended standoff between unionized teachers and police a decade ago that crippled the state.

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  10. Mexico teacher protests buffet ruling party, 8 killed in clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Peninsula

    MEXICO CITY: At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party. Violence erupted on Sunday when police dislodged protesters blocking a highway in the southern state of Oaxaca, a hotbed of dissent from radical teachers' groups opposed to education reforms pushed through by the government three years ago.

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  11. PANista declared Tijuana's mayor-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Juan Manuel Gastelum, at right, the PAN Party candidate for Tijuana Mayor, applauds his supporters from a stage at the party's Tijuana headquarters on election night. On Saturday, he was formally declared mayor-elect.

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  12. Mexico congress passes tougher anti-corruption billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Jurist

    Should President Enrique Pena Nieto [official website, in Spanish] approve the bill, public officials would face [Reuters report] increased fines and jail time for crimes such as bribery, embezzlement and illegal enrichment. While the bill would require government-funded entities to make public disclosures, Institutional Revolutionary Party [party website, in Spanish] members and allies voted down a provision requiring the same for public officials.

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  13. Mexican Congress approves package of anti-corruption billsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | Reuters

    Mexico's Congress passed a package of anti-corruption bills on Friday, including stiffer penalties for graft, but the legislation was stripped of a provision that would have required public officials to make public their asset declarations. President Enrique Pena Nieto has made the push for tougher anti-corruption laws a top priority of his government, which has been accused by its critics of a lax attitude toward fighting corruption.

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  14. Peru rejected Keiko Fujimori, but most new democracies vote...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Washington Post

    Demonstrators rally against presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori during a march in downtown Lima, Peru, in early April. Fujimori, daughter of authoritarian president Alberto Fujimori, lost in a tight race in the June elections.

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  15. Reynosa elects its first female mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Brownsville Herald

    STAFF WRITER Follow @hernandezkris08 !function {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName [0],p=/^http:/.test ?'http':'https';if ){js=d.createElement ;}} ; REYNOSA - Former Mexican senator Maki Ortiz Dominguez, 53, was named the first female mayor in this border city Thursday morning after winning a close race. Dominguez, a member of the National Action Party, Partido AcciA3n Nacional , was officially named the winner about 2 a.m. by Francisco Norato Lara, president of the Municipal Electoral Council with 82,502 votes.

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  16. The Mexican bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Economist

    ON JUNE 5th voters in 12 Mexican states unexpectedly gave the Institutional Revolutionary Party of President Enrique PeA a Nieto a good kicking. In elections for governors, by a preliminary count, the PRI lost seven states to the conservative National Action Party .

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  17. Reynosa elects first female mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | TheMonitor.com

    Francisco Norato Lara, left, president of the Municipal Electoral Council, hands Maki Ortiz Dominguez the official document declaring her the new mayor-elect of Reynosa. Francisco Norato Lara, left, president of the Municipal Electoral Council, hands Maki Ortiz Dominguez the official document declaring her the new mayor-elect of Reynosa.

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  18. Opposition tie-ups key to capturing Mexico presidency: PRD chiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Reuters

    Mexico's main leftist party will weigh tying up with conservative rivals to wrest power in 2018, after their successful alliance handed President Enrique Pena Nieto a beating in state elections, its leader said on Wednesday. On Sunday, the Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, teamed up with the center-right National Action Party to inflict one of the worst ever electoral defeats on Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party .

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  19. Mexico may veer to the left in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Miami Herald

    While most of Latin America is shifting to the right, there is a potential exception that may soon keep U.S. policy-makers awake at night: the possibility of a populist leftist victory in Mexico's 2018 elections. Judging from the stinging defeat of President Enrique PeA a Nieto's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party in the June 5 local elections in 14 Mexican states, Mexicans may be ripe for an anti-establishment leader.

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  20. Major election losses could threaten ruling party's grip on Mexican presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Institutional Revolutionary Party. (Yuri Cortez / AFP/Getty Images) Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party was headed toward a crushing setback in local elections, according to nearly complete vote tallies released Tuesday, raising ...

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