Archive: August 20, 2006 - August 26, 2006

Mexico Waits While Election Tribunal Considers Complaints

Real political news in this nation awaiting-a-president, is hard to come by these days. The seven-member election tribunal is apparently chugging along considering a hefty batch of complaints and mulling whether to declare Felipe Calderón as the winner of the contested July 2 election. Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador who...

By Tanya N. Ballard | August 25, 2006; 2:25 PM ET | Comments (156) | TrackBack (0)

Ready or Not -- Fox Declares a Winner

So much for democracy. It seems President Vicente Fox has made up his mind about who will be succeeding him Dec. 1. Suggesting he doesn't need to wait for the verdict of Mexico's election tribunal, Fox has called the contested presidential election in favor of his party's nominee Felipe Calderón....

By washingtonpost.com | August 23, 2006; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (232) | TrackBack (0)

 

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