Tag Archives: Alfonso Ramírez Cuéllar

PRI Dinosaur Resurrects, Irks Morena

By RICARDO CASTILLO News that Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) won the internal elections (congress and municipalities, respectively) in the states of Coahuila and Hidalgo on Sunday, Oct. 18, came as no surprise. But those valid victories do not merit all the crowing that PRI President Alejandro “Alito“ Moreno is making over it. Alito is trying to make the win

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Division Looms Large for Mexico’s Majority Party

By RICARDO CASTILLO There’s a lot more than meets the naked eye in the electoral imbroglio involving Mexican Federal Deputies Porfirio Muñoz Ledo and Mario Delgado, both vying for the presidency of the majority National Regeneration Movement (Morena) political party. Election organizer the National Electoral Institute (INE) called the election “a technical draw.” and is now initiating a third contest

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Morena Elects Ramírez Aguilar as Senate Leader

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico’s ruling National Regeneration Movement (Morena), which has been struggling to hold internal elections since November 2019, voted on Sunday, Aug. 30, for its acting interim leader Eduardo Ramírez Aguilar to serve as Senate majority leader. Ramírez Aguilar will formally take the position on Tuesday, Sept. 1, when the Mexican Congress reconvenes for its

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Morena in Disarray Prior to Midterms

By RICARDO CASTILLO A mystery shadow is lingering over the future performance of Mexico’s currently leading political party, the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), in the 2021 midterm elections. Keep in mind that on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the National Electoral Institute (INE) will notify all political parties in Mexico to get their candidates for office on line to be sworn in

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Political Birds of Combat Engage

By RICARDO CASTILLO Pick your fighting cock and make your wagers because the birds of combat are about to engage here in Mexico. Actually, the kind of birds of combat I am talking about are engaged. Still, make your pick. The political battle really began over a month ago, when Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) disclosed the existence

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