Obrador Challenges Election Results

Obrador is contesting the results of last Sunday’s presidential election. He accuses the PRI of buying votes to secure victory. The BBC reports: “…Will Grant in Mexico City says it is not just Mr Lopez Obrador’s team who are pushing for alleged irregularities to be investigated. There is a broad spread of people, not necessarily from the left, who feel that votes in their parts of Mexico were tampered with, he adds.” note: special thanks to El Codo for directing […]

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Election Results

A projected PRI victory in the presidential election. The breakdown of votes. Also, it looks like Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval, the PRI candidate for governor of Jalisco, defeated the PAN candidate, Fernando Guzmán. Those of you who have been following the Tenacatita saga may remember that Guzmán is a crony of the developer Villalobos. When Guzmán served as secretary of the government, he consistently supported Rodenas actions, and Guzmán’s (probably paid) supporters attacked Tenacatitans at a demonstration in Guadalajara this May. So […]

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¡Obamanos!

The Obama Administration has instituted a policy that will make a deportation waiver and two-year work permit available to certain undocumented Americans ages 16-30 who are in school, have a high school or equivalent diploma, or have served in the military.  According to the Christian Science Monitor as many as 800,000 undocumented teenagers and young adults, who are in reality more Estadounidense than Mexicano, might be spared the fate of struggling to get by in an unfamiliar language and culture […]

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