PRI View of Coming Attraction

June 25th, 2012 Permalink

  Enrique Peña Nieto, the front runner in Mexico’s presidential race, visited Tijuana recently where he was greeted by a crowd of 40,000 at a raucous campaign rally at the city’s Bullring By the Sea. Despite a late surge by his leftist rival Andrés Manuel López Obrador, with the election just days away, the Institutional […]

Jason Thomas Fritz PRI Mexico Tijuana election Peña Nieto 

Enrique Peña Nieto, the front runner in Mexico’s presidential race, visited Tijuana recently where he was greeted by a crowd of 40,000 at a raucous campaign rally at the city’s Bullring By the Sea.

Despite a late surge by his leftist rival Andrés Manuel López Obrador, with the election just days away, the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s ‘young and telegenic candidate with a matinee idol aura, a telenovela actress wife and an immobile hairdo,’ seems slated to take the presidency back for the party that ruled Mexico under authoritarianism for 71 years.

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