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World Jul 03Mexico’s ruling party seeks way forward after drubbing
MEXICO CITY — The landslide victory by Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico's presidential election brought an abrupt end to the monopoly on power enjoyed by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, a nearly century-long dominance that cultivated corruption along with an…
World Jul 02Update: Mexico’s ‘AMLO’ wins presidential vote
An exit poll gave an overwhelming lead to leftist populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico’s presidential election Sunday night, and one of his chief rivals conceded defeat shortly after polls closed nationwide.
World Jul 01Mexico elections center on disgust with corruption, violence
Mexicans were voting Sunday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power a firebrand vowing to end politics and business as usual in a country weary of spiraling violence and scandal-plagued politicians.
World Jun 07At Guatemala volcano, weather and danger hinder search
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala — Troublesome rain and more volcanic activity are hindering search and rescue efforts around Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, but when teams have been able to work in the hardest hit areas the death toll has…