Archive: September 03, 2006 - September 09, 2006

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Mexico's special electoral court unanimously declared Felipe Calderón president-elect of Mexico in a decision that resolved the legal battle but did not end the political crisis. Presidential runner-up Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he would create an "alternate government," calling Calderón an "illegitimate president." Speaking moments later, Calderón called for...

By | September 6, 2006; 9:22 AM ET | Comments (176) | TrackBack (0)

Calderón: ¡Me siento muy bien!

It's official. Sixty-five days after the voting took place, Mexico has a new president. After four hours of speechifying, the seven-member federal election tribunal unanimously certified conservative Felipe Calderón as the winner of the July 2 contest. For Mexico, the ruling ends a long, tense period of political uncertainty...

By | September 5, 2006; 4:31 PM ET | Comments (143) | TrackBack (0)


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