Wife of Conservative Ex-Leader of Mexico Says She’s Running for President in 2018
Margarita Zavala's unexpected announcement came one week after a midterm election in which the National Action Party suffered its worst showing at Mexico's polls since 1991.
Mexico's Green Party Offered Illegal Cash to Sports Stars for Support on Social Media
The scandal-ridden Green Party said it had nothing to do with supportive messages sent by Mexico's national soccer coach and others, which is illegal under electoral rules. Rival parties cry foul.
So Just How Maverick Is the Mexican Elections Indie Winner ‘El Bronco’?
Turns out "El Bronco" spent thirty years in Mexico's ruling party. But even so, his landslide victory in Nuevo Leon marks a turning point — away from Mexico's political status quo.
She Killed Her Rapist, and Now She’s Running For Political Office in Mexico City
Yakiri Rubio, 21, made headlines for stabbing a sexual attacker 14 times. Now she wants to be a representative for the tough Mexico City barrio of Tepito. "I know the party is using me to get more votes," she tells us.
In Mexican Politics, the Greens Are ‘Corruption Turned Into a Party’
Acting in ways that are anything but green, Mexico's "ecological" political group blankets cities with its aggressive ads. The Green Party's success is linked to the goals of the ruling PRI and President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Mexican Teachers Burn Ballots in Spreading Protests Ahead of Elections
Mexico's largest dissident teachers union CNTE carried out attacks against electoral offices in five states. A strike in Oaxaca is affecting 1 million students, as federal officials bowed to a demand on education reform.