July 10, 2012
Old-style Politics Returns to Mexico
Laura Macdonald, Ottawa Citizen
The PRI has engineered a stunning return to power at the federal level. The 2000 elections appeared to presage the end to the rule of the party that controlled Mexico for 71 uninterrupted years. Does the election of Nieto mean Mexico's democratic transition has stalled? And what can Canada and the international community do to support the struggle of democratic actors in Mexico?
TAGGED: Institutional Revolutionary Party, Enrique Pena Nieto, PRI, Mexico