Institutional Revolutionary Party Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Ex-union boss in Mexico moved from custody to house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Education Week

    The former head of Mexico's powerful teachers union was transferred early Saturday from custody to house arrest while she fights a years-old legal case involving alleged money laundering, a move that prompted speculation about a possible political deal ahead of next year's elections. Elba Esther Gordillo was moved before dawn from a medical clinic where she was being held to her penthouse apartment in a tony neighborhood of Mexico City, where a 24-hour guard was to be posted.

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  2. Mexican human rights group mulls legal action against security lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Reuters

    ... groups, Congress on Friday gave a green light to the law, which was backed by the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party and some members of the center-right opposition National Action Party. It will now head to President Enrique Pena Nieto's desk ...

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  3. Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA possibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | CBC News

    Evan Dyer has been a journalist with CBC for 18 years, after an early career as a freelancer in Argentina. He works in the Parliamentary Bureau and can be reached at evan.dyer@cbc.ca.

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  4. Mexico lawmakers expand power of military in drug warRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | SFGate

    Thousands of protesters marched against it. Hundreds of human rights groups implored lawmakers to reject it.

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  5. Ex-union boss in Mexico moved from custody to house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    In this July 14, 2006 file photo, teachers' union head and former party secretary-general Elba Esther Gordillo, one of the country's most prominent female leaders, gestures as she arrives at a meeting with education workers a day after being expelled from Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party in Mexico City, Mexico. Gordillo has been put under house arrest while she fights a years-old legal case of alleged money laundering.

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  6. A decade into Mexico's deadly drug war, lawmakers vote to give the military more powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Thousands of protesters marched against it. Hundreds of human rights groups implored lawmakers to reject it.

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  7. Panama to extradite Mexican ex-governor on graft chargesRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Panama on Friday approved extradition for a Mexican fugitive ex-governor wanted on corruption charges in his home country, one of several former governors from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party accused of graft. The resolution signed by Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Foreign Minister Isabel De Saint Malo gives Mexican authorities 30 days to repatriate Roberto Borge, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Monica De Leon said.

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  8. Mexico enshrines army's role in drug war with divisive lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Egypt Today

    The ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party and some members of the center-right opposition National Action Party backed the bill, which now will head to President Enrique Pena Nieto's desk to be signed into law. Known as the Law of Internal Security, the bill establishes rules for the military's role in battling drug gangs, a conflict that has claimed well over 100,000 lives in the last decade.

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  9. Mexican Senate keeps military in policing roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and local authorities would be free of pressure to improve their police. Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party had used its majority in the lower house to quickly approve the Senate's changes. The law lets the president to issue a decree ...

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  10. Mexico's Senate picks new electoral prosecutor amid graft spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Reuters

    Mexico's Senate on Friday named the country's new top prosecutor for election-related crimes, after the official previously in the post was fired amid a graft scandal involving a close former aide of President Enrique Pena Nieto. Hector Marcos Diaz, a lawyer and academic with a long career in Mexico's electoral bodies, was approved as the newest prosecutor for electoral crimes with 92 senators' votes, the Senate said in a statement.

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  11. Mexico Wants to Formalize Use of Army to Fight Crime, Alarming Rights GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Cybercast News Service

    Mexico City A proposed law giving the government formal powers to send the military into the streets to fight crime in Mexico faces unified opposition from human rights groups and the United Nations. The "internal security" law currently before Mexico's Senate passed the lower house of Congress last month, pushed through by President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party party.

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  12. Can the PRI Escape Pea Nieto's Legacy in Election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Real Clear Politics

    Were Enrique Pena Nieto eligible for re-election in Mexico's 2018 presidential race, most analysts believe he would be soundly beaten. Pena Nieto is plagued by corruption scandals, rising crime rates and, above all, the sense that he represents the very worst of the country's oldest political party, the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI; his six-year-term, which ends next December, has exposed many of the fault lines that continue to undermine Mexico's potential.

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  13. Mexico Pemex's union re-elects leader until 2024Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | Reuters

    The union of Mexican state oil company Pemex on Monday re-elected its leader, Carlos Romero Deschamps, until December 2024, the country's labor secretary said on Monday. Romero Deschamps, who is also a senator for the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party , became leader of the union in 1993, according to local news reports.

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  14. Amid criticism, Mexico is on track to strengthen military's role in fighting crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Shortly after taking office in December 2006, President Felipe CalderA3n sent soldiers into his home state of MichoacA n, the beginning of a national effort to crack down on Mexico's drug cartels. Soldiers were supposed to patrol rough corners of the country temporarily - until the cartels were crushed and dilapidated police forces were properly trained and equipped.

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  15. Mexican opposition leader Anaya to seek presidency in coalitionRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2017 | Reuters

    Mexican opposition leader Ricardo Anaya said on Sunday he would seek to win the presidency in a left-right alliance after stepping down as head of the conservative National Action Party . Ricardo Anaya gestures to his supporters after announcing his participation as a presidential pre-candidate for the coalition known as "For Mexico in Front" that brings together the conservative National Action Party , the centre-left Party of the Democratic Revolution and the Citizens Movement party, in Mexico City, Mexico, December 10, 2017.

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  16. Leader of Mexico's PAN party steps down to run for presidentRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    The president of Mexico's right-wing National Action Party , Ricardo Anaya, on Saturday stepped down from his post to seek the presidential nomination of a new coalition. Anaya handed his resignation to the PAN leadership in Mexico City, hours after the coalition named "Por Mexico al Frente" was formed by the right-wing PAN and the left-wing Party of the Democratic Revolution and Citizen Movement .

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  17. Mexico conservative party chief resigns, eyes presidency bidRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    In this Sept. 2, 2013 file photo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, center, shakes hands with the president of the Lower House, Ricardo Anaya Cortes, prior to delivering his first state-of-the-nation address at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City.

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  18. Mexico conservative party chief resigns, eyes presidency bid - Sat, 09 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The head of Mexico's conservative National Action Party presented his resignation Saturday, positioning himself to run for president as the candidate of a left-right coalition in an increasingly crowded field. Ricardo Anaya is poised to become the standard-bearer of the Forward for Mexico coalition comprising the National Action, Democratic Revolution and Citizens' Movement parties, which formally registered their alliance with election authorities Friday night.

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  19. Mexico City mayor declines presidential run to focus on rebuilding effortRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Mexico City mayor, Miguel Angel Mancera, on Saturday refused to abandon his position to lead the presidential campaign of a new coalition of parties ahead of the 2018 elections. In a statement, Mancera thanked the newly formed alliance, "Por Mexico al Frente" , for the offer, but stated his focus had to remain on rebuilding Mexico City after the September earthquake which killed 228 people in the capital.

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  20. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... Jose Antonio Meade declared he was seeking the presidential nomination of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party and was greeted enthusiastically by party leaders even though he is not a member. Bolivia held judicial elections and more than 50 ...

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