vicente fox

Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Break Down Vicente Fox's Savage Message to Trump

The VICELAND hosts watch the former Mexican president flame Donald Trump in a new video.
Sarah Bellman
6.9.17
americas

Trump's visit has Mexicans confused, amused, and very pissed

Trump’s comments about Mexico and Mexicans have generated near universal distaste for the Republican Party candidate south of the border, as well as fear of what could happen if he is elected in November.
Jo Tuckman
8.31.16
americas

Mexico cannot work with 'crazy guy' Trump, says former Mexican president Fox

Fox also said Trump is reminiscent of charismatic left-wing Latin American leaders he has clashed with in the past, like Hugo Chávez and Fidel Castro.
Jo Tuckman
8.19.16
americas

'Trump Emergency': Mexico Reacts to the Real Possibility of a Trump Presidency

Former President Vicente Fox apologized for his earlier comments about the "fucking wall," while a high level official from the current government said preparations for a "Trump emergency" are underway.
Nathaniel Janowitz
5.5.16
americas

Mexico's Efforts to Tackle Police Corruption Keep Failing

A government police reform proposed in the wake of police involvement in the disappearance of 43 students in 2014 seeks to eliminate municipal forces, but the problem of extreme corruption goes much deeper.
Paul Imison
3.21.16
americas

Biden Tells Mexico That Some of the Rhetoric of ‘The Other Team’ Is ‘Dangerous’

Meanwhile, former Mexican president Vicente Fox directly responds to Trump's promise that Mexico will fund the wall he wants to build on the border: "I'm not going to pay for that fucking wall!"
Reuters and VICE News
2.25.16
americas

Pope Francis Tells Mexican Priests Not to Resign Themselves to the Drug Wars

The Pope was speaking in the beleaguered state of Michoacán where a military-led offensive nearly a decade ago kicked off Mexico’s bloody drug wars. At least 28 priests have been killed since then.
Alan Hernandez
2.16.16
americas

Could History Repeat Itself with Mexico City’s Ambitious Airport Plan?

Mexico wants to begin operating the new capital airport by 2020, but opposition figures, environmentalists, and the community of San Salvador Atenco are already crying foul over the project.
Andalusia Knoll
7.1.15
americas

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.
David Agren
6.9.15
Opinion and Analysis

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.
Daniel Hernandez
6.7.15
americas

Mexico Quietly Placed Archives Related to Its 'Dirty War' Under Lock and Key

The Mexican government recently restricted public access to records related to the Dirty War, an unofficial military operation that claimed the lives of thousands of dissidents starting in the 1960s.
Gabriela Gorbea and Andrea Noel
4.1.15
americas

Get Over It, Ex Mexican President Tells Parents of Missing Students on US Caravan

Almost six months since the 43 students were disappeared, parents of the missing take to the road to also shed light on the Merida Initiative, the US security plan they say fuels the violence in Mexico.
Andrea Noel
3.19.15
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