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Mexico's president may have plagiarized his thesis
President Enrique Peña Nieto filled about 30 percent of his undergraduate law thesis with paragraphs lifted from books, according to a new report. A presidential spokesman dismisses them as "errors of style" from a long time ago.
Mexico's Ruling Party Just Had a Very Bad Election Day
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s PRI party lost seven of the dozen governorships at stake in Sunday’s election, including four that the party has controlled for 87 straight years.
Mexican Authorities Say They Don't Exist: Meet the Vigilantes Standing Up to the Zetas
The state governor claims there are no vigilante groups in Veracruz, but the armed men who say they are defending their community against the Zetas drug cartel beg to differ.
Victim in Photojournalist Killing: ‘If Anything Happens to Me,’ It Was the Veracruz Governor
Nadia Vera, 32, was among five victims killed Friday in Mexico, including photographer Ruben Espinosa. She said in November that Veracruz Governor Javier Duarte would be "responsible" if she suffered any attack.
Mexico Is Having Its Most Depressing Election in Recent History
Remember 2000? Fifteen years since the transition to a multi-party democracy, Mexico's PRI machine is back in power and presiding over a fearful, sour midterm vote. President Peña Nieto's party will likely retain control of Congress.
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.