2012 Mexican Elections

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Thousands march in Acapulco over feared Mexican student massacre

ACAPULCO Mexico - Thousands marched in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Friday to demand answers about the fate of 43 missing trainee teachers, who authorities fear were massacred by police in league with gang members.


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Thousands march in Acapulco over feared Mexican student massacre

ACAPULCO Mexico - Thousands marched in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Friday to demand answers about the fate of 43 missing trainee teachers, who authorities fear were massacred by police in league with gang members.

German student shot by police in Mexican state of Guerrero

MEXICO CITY - A German student was shot and wounded when police in southwest Mexico opened fire on the vehicle he was traveling in, authorities said on Monday, the latest violence involving security forces.

German student shot by police in Mexican state of Guerrero

MEXICO CITY - A German student was shot and wounded when police in southwest Mexico opened fire on the vehicle he was traveling in, authorities said on Monday, the latest violence involving security forces.

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Missing students and murders eclipse reforms push in Mexico

IGUALA Mexico - For nearly two years, President Enrique Pena Nieto has sought to direct the Mexican public's gaze onto his efforts to open the economy and away from the brutal gang violence that blighted his predecessor's government.

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Mexico finds more graves at site of suspected student massacre

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities have found four more clandestine graves containing charred human remains at a site in the restive southwest of the country, where officials fear missing students were massacred by gang members and police.

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Mexico nabs boss of once-feared Juarez drug cartel

MEXICO CITY - Mexican security forces on Thursday captured the leader of the once-feared Juarez Cartel in the country's restive north on Thursday, the second drug kingpin to fall in just over a week.

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Mexico captures Juarez Cartel boss: government source

MEXICO CITY - Mexico captured the leader of the once-feared Juarez Cartel in the country's restive north on Thursday, the second drug kingpin to fall in just over a week, a government source said.

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Mexico finds more graves at site of suspected student massacre

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities have found four more clandestine graves containing charred human remains at a site in the restive southwest of the country, where officials fear missing students were massacred by gang members and police.

IN THE RUNNING

Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto greets supporters at one of his last campaign rallies in Toluca June 27, 2012.  REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Enrique Pena Nieto

Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and Green coalition  Full Article 

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate for the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), greets his supporters after a rally in Toluca June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) led coalition  Full Article 

Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate from the ruling National Action Party (PAN), talks to supporters during her last campaign rally at Omnilife stadium in Zapopan, in the outskirts of Guadalajara  June 27, 2012.  REUTERS/Alejandro Acosta

Josefina Vazquez Mota

National Action Party (PAN)  Full Article 

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