Tag Archives: Jorge Castañeda

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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INE and Facebook: An Explosive Twosome

By RICARDO CASTILLO     It would seem Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE) is irrigating the upcoming presidential elections with a holy hose. Just as they were trying last week to plug a hole with the elimination of two independent presidential hopefuls due to their alleged filing of fake voter credentials, this week INE’s hose has developed a new leak, and it’s a

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