Mexican election http://knau.org en Mexico's New President Hails From Old Party http://knau.org/post/mexicos-new-president-hails-old-party <p>Mexico&#39;s oldest political party is back in power.</p><p>On Sunday, voters delivered a robust victory to <a href="http://www.enriquepenanieto.com/"><u><font color="#0066cc">Enrique Peña Nieto</font></u></a> of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institutional_Revolutionary_Party"><u><font color="#0066cc">PRI</font></u></a>. After a 12-year absence the party that ruled Mexico for seven decades will once again lead the country.</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 17:45:38 +0000 16367 at http://knau.org Mexico's New President Hails From Old Party Americans Watch Mexico Closely On Election Day http://knau.org/post/americans-watch-mexico-closely-election-day <h2 class="header"><!-- AddThis Button BEGIN -->Standing on the edge of an unfinished railroad bridge outside of Brownsville, Texas, businessman John Wood can see across the Rio Grande into Mexico.</h2><div class="story_body" id="target-story_body_template"><p>&quot;We are tied together,&quot; Wood said of the two countries. &quot;It&#39;s kind of like an umbilical cord.&quot;</p><p>The rail line will connect Brownsville with Matamoros, Mexico, when completed. It&#39;s the first of its kind to connect the countries in a century.</p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:40:27 +0000 Peter O'Dowd 16238 at http://knau.org Americans Watch Mexico Closely On Election Day Mexican Presidential Frontrunner Draws Crowds, And Protests http://knau.org/post/mexican-presidential-frontrunner-draws-crowds-and-protests <p><span class="dateline">TIJUANA, Mexico</span> &mdash; <a href="http://www.enriquepenanieto.com/"><u><font color="#0066cc">Enrique Peña Nieto</font></u></a> is the kind of politician who elicits screams from young women along with the more sober cheering of other supporters. He&rsquo;s handsome and smooth, his hair slickly combed back in a slight puff that&rsquo;s exaggerated in political cartoons and masks of his likeness.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:30:23 +0000 Jill Replogle 15008 at http://knau.org Mexican Presidential Frontrunner Draws Crowds, And Protests