Angélica Rivera

americas

Mexico's president just apologized for his embarrassing 'White House' scandal

Enrique Peña Nieto said he was asking for forgiveness with “complete humility” for the “damage I caused” through a property deal in which a government contractor built a mansion for the presidential family.
Jo Tuckman
7.18.16
americas

The Pope Tells Mexicans to Open Their Eyes to Injustice

Pope Francis has had some harsh words for Mexico's political and church establishment in the first two days of his six-day visit to the world's second most populous country that is beset by social and security woes.
Jo Tuckman
2.14.16
americas

Investigation Casts Doubt on Soap Opera Star's Marriage to Mexican President

The investigation says that the annulment of the bride's previous marriage was obtained through lies and irregularities, and ruined a dying priest's life.
Oscar Balderas & Nathaniel Janowitz
2.6.16
americas

Mexicans Outraged — But Not Surprised — After Crony Clears President in 'White House' Scandal

Enrique Peña Nieto tapped a old party hand and confessed “friend” of his finance minister to investigate conflict of interest allegations, which resulted in all parties being cleared of wrongdoing.
David Agren
8.22.15
americas

Can a President Accused of Corruption Convincingly Push an Anti-Corruption Law? Mexico Is Finding Out

Mexico actually dropped in an international corruption perceptions index after its transition to a multi-party democracy began in 2000.
David Agren
5.14.15
americas

Dismissal of News Anchor in Mexico: A Return to ‘Bad Old Days’ of Media Control?

Carmen Aristegui exposed government corruption and was called the second most powerful woman in Mexico. Now's out of a job.
Daniel Hernandez
3.17.15
americas

Young Mexican Governor's Celebrity Reputation Takes a Hit After Web Mishaps

The nation saw another side to Manual Velasco when a viral video surfaced of him slapping a young government employee at a public event.
John Holman
2.20.15
mexico

Mexico's President Appoints a 'Friend' as His New Anti-Corruption Chief

As one headline put it, Mexico's new comptroller has been tasked with investigating his 'friend, his boss, and his boss's wife.' Upon taking office, Virgilio Andrade said he won't be looking into the president's house.
David Agren
2.7.15
americas

Mexican President's Approval Ratings Fall In Wake of Missing Students Case

Two years into his six-year term, Enrique Peña Nieto is facing the worst approval ratings for a sitting Mexican president in almost two decades.
Daniel Hernandez
12.2.14
americas

Mexico’s President and First Lady Face Scandal Over Lavish 'White House' Mansion

The house is worth more than $6 million, but Enrique Peña Nieto and his soap-star wife never reported it as an asset. Critics say it is linked to a contract with a Chinese state-led consortium to build a bullet train in Mexico.
John Holman
11.13.14