CFE announced the cancellation of the open tender for the construction of the high voltage DC Ixtepec-Yautepec transmission line this Friday, Jan. 25. In a document signed by the Deputy Director of CFE, Gustavi Salvador, it was argued that a financial analysis confirmed the project was not a priority for the government. In […]
by Sara Warden
In the last six years—during the administration of President Felipe Calderón—Mexico’s energy sector witnessed many transformations propelled by the 2008 Energy Reform. This reform was pushed forward by Calderón’s administration but much to the dislike of the opposition party, the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD). President Calderón pushed for incentive-based contracts […]Continue Reading →
Some things about Mexico’s 2012 presidential election are strangely reminiscent of the same time back in 2006: an intensive questioning of the transparency of the electoral process and a familiar chant: “Vote by vote, voting booth by voting booth!”
On Sunday, exit polls and preliminary results from the Federal Electoral Institute positioned Enrique […]Continue Reading →
A pesar de que los resultados de las elecciones presidenciales todavía no son oficiales, diferentes plataformas noticieras alrededor del mundo están anunciando la anticipada victoria de Enrique Peña Nieto trás los resultados parciales del domingo.
Desde Estados Unidos, The New York Times reportó el hecho de que parece ser probable que el […]Continue Reading →
Although the result of the 2012 Mexican presidential elections is not yet official, news outlets around the world are announcing the expected victory of Enrique Peña Nieto following initial vote tallies from Sunday night.
From the US, the New York Times reported the fact that the PRI seem likely to come back […]Continue Reading →
The elections have come and gone and the outcome is as predicted. Although the official electoral results are not announced until Wednesday July 4th by the Federal Electoral Institute, both the preliminary results and most exit polls point to Enrique Peña Nieto as the new President of Mexico. If this is […]Continue Reading →
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There are less than 48 hours left until Mexican citizens march off to the voting booths and cast their final vote on who will rule the country for the coming years. While polls position Enrique Peña Nieto, the candidate of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), as the sure winner of what […]
Elections in Mexico always call for an interesting time, to say the least. This year, the road leading up to the 2012 presidential elections has been quite bumpy and although there are diverse opinions scattered throughout the country regarding which candidate will become President Calderón’s successor, one thing is certain, Mexicans can expect a handful […]Continue Reading →