Archive: Antojitos

Antojitos: Fox's Chopping Block

In the "picture worth 1,000 words" category, El Universal cartoonist Carreno has brilliantly captured the bind President Vicente Fox finds himself ahead of tonight's state of the nation address....

By washingtonpost.com | September 1, 2006; 03:57 PM ET | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Zocalo Life

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

By washingtonpost.com | August 10, 2006; 09:52 AM ET | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Mexico's Moore?

What do you get when you cross Michael Moore and Al Gore? Possibly Luis Mandoki....

By washingtonpost.com | July 25, 2006; 04:45 PM ET | Comments (7) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: The Good News

In the glass-half-full category, Francis Fukuyama sees good news in Mexico's electoral chaos. Writes Fukuyama in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), "There has been a tremendous amount of institutional reform over the past generation throughout Latin America, in ways that enormously improve its prospects for democratic stability and economic...

By washingtonpost.com | July 20, 2006; 02:30 PM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Big News

Big news in Mexico that ought to make my bosses proud (it led El Universal's Web site)....

By washingtonpost.com | July 14, 2006; 03:30 PM ET | Comments (5) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: The Mornings After...

With the campaign over and feeling confident about his lead, PAN candidate Felipe Calderón tells El Universal that he's sleeping in and enjoying big breakfasts. -- Ceci Connolly...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | July 4, 2006; 06:23 PM ET | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos:Back From the Dead?

Last week, El Universal's cartoonist sketched PRI nominee Roberto Madrazo in a casket. Now take a look....

By washingtonpost.com | June 28, 2006; 05:03 PM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Fox, BBC Briefly Get the Boot

Uh, oh. Pulling the plug on foreign press? Let's hope Campaign Conexión isn't next....

By washingtonpost.com | June 27, 2006; 02:00 PM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: AMLO's Fiscal Discipline

If elected president of Mexico next week, Andrés Manuel López Obrador promises to take a pay cut, according to a report in Reforma. AMLO, as the leftist PRD party's candidate is referred to here, says his salary would be 80,000 pesos a month, or about $90,000 a year depending...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | June 24, 2006; 08:33 AM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: When Words Aren't Needed...

Oh how the PRI's fortunes have declined. The cartoon pokes fun at PRI candidate Roberto Madrazo. "I believe that the old PRI is already dead," says Madrazo. (Cartoon Courtesy El Universal) -- Ceci Connolly...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | June 20, 2006; 04:08 PM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Go Team!

Remember the days when dear ol' Dad went to the beach wearing dark socks with his sandals? President Vicente Fox gestures Friday as he watches Mexico play Angola in his country's World Cup first round match. (Reuters) Reforma.com's featured photo gallery of President Vicente Fox and PAN candidate Felipe Calderon...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | June 19, 2006; 04:11 PM ET | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: A Song for Calderon

Well, every family has one, the ugly relative who drinks too much at the christening or blurts out the bad news about Aunt Glady's "female" maladies. In Mexico, the buzz is all about Felipe Calderon's "el cunado incomodo," translated as the "uncomfortable" or "inconvenient" brother-in-law. In this little ditty produced...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | June 15, 2006; 02:08 PM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Look Out Al Capone

You thought gas prices in the states were getting bad?...

By washingtonpost.com | June 13, 2006; 03:06 PM ET | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Antojitos: Seeking Symbols

Antojito: Spanish snack, appetizer, morsel; little whim. The U.S. campaign press corps are always on the lookout for a sign or symbol to play off of (think storm clouds for the troubled campaign, or a similar cliche). Check out this metaphor alert for the López Obrador campaign after a recent...

By washingtonpost.com | June 12, 2006; 04:57 PM ET | Email a Comment | TrackBack (0)

 

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