Archive: August 06, 2006 - August 12, 2006

The Recount: Reading Between the Lines

Sometimes in Mexico you need to read several versions of the same story to make an educated guess as to what exactly is going on. Such is the case with the recount taking place in more than 11,000 polling places across the country. Judging from the front-page coverage in the...

By Editors | August 11, 2006; 1:42 PM ET | Comments (141) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Zocalo Life

The entire life cycle is happening out there on the Zocalo....

By | August 10, 2006; 9:52 AM ET | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Calderón Prepares to Govern

A partial recount of the presidential ballots begins Wednesday with the two rivals as entrenched as ever in their positions, though the announcement Friday by Mexico's election tribunal that a little less than 10 percent of the ballots will be reexamined appears to be an encouraging development for Calderón. Felipe...

By Editors | August 8, 2006; 11:12 AM ET | Comments (181) | TrackBack (0)

From The Post: AMLO's Determined Defiance

Andrés Manuel López Obrador continues to press his case as the rightful winner Mexico's July 2 presidential election. As The Post's Manuel Roig-Franzia reports, the Federal Electoral Judicial Tribunal on Saturday rejected the runner-up's request for a full recount. Instead, the special court on Wednesday will begin overseeing a partial...

By | August 7, 2006; 11:23 AM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)


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