Tag Archives: 2012

Separating Rumors from Facts

By RICARDO CASTILLO     It may be an inexact science, but it’s in the air in Mexico these days. In colloquial Spanish, it’s called “rumorología,” which literally translates in English to “rumor-ology.” The flood of rumors preceding the upcoming Sunday, July 1, election is massive. The loudest rumor is that there is a mega-fraud in the making to put the “official”

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Morena’s Phenomenal Surge

By RICARDO CASTILLO     In 2012, Enrique Peña Nieto won the presidential election representing the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), defeating Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) by a narrow, but credible, margin of 38 to 32 percent of the general vote count. Unlike in the aftermath of the 2006 election when AMLO lost to National Action Party

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