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  • Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and President Barack Obama pose for photographers at the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Obama is in Toluca for the one-day summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders, meeting on issues of trade and other neighbor-to-neighbor interests, even as Congress is pushing back against some of his top cross-border agenda items. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

    HUSAR: Mexico’s Pena Nieto passes the immigration bucket

    Talk-show host Charlie Rose recently interviewed Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who refused to take full responsibility for the illegal immigrants that are coming from Mexico into the United States.

  • Oscar-winning director questions Mexican president

    Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron published a full-page ad Monday in Mexican newspapers questioning President Enrique Pena Nieto's energy reform.

  • FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2010 file photo, a man holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Nazario will always live in our hearts," referring to La Familia drug cartel leader Nazario Moreno Gonzalez during a demonstration after the government announced he was killed in Apatzingan, Mexico. Years later on Sunday, March 9, 2014, officials say they are trying to determine if a man killed in an early morning shootout is Moreno. Some residents of Michoacan have reported seeing Moreno as his former cartel, La Familia Michoacana, was morphing into the more vicious and powerful Knights Templar. (AP Photo/Primera Plana, File)

    'Slain' Mexico cartel leader dies a second time

    Cartel kingpin Nazario Moreno Gonzalez had two lives.

  • Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. After 13 years on the run, narrow escapes from the military, law enforcement and rivals, Guzman is back in Mexican custody. Now starts what is likely to be a lengthy and complicated legal process to decide which country gets to try him first.  (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

    Mexico makes clear it will hold on to 'El Chapo'

    Mexico made clear Tuesday it is determined to keep Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in its highest-security prison for the foreseeable future, putting off U.S. extradition in a move that could bolster President Enrique Pena Nieto's nationalist credentials but also shine a spotlight on the country's woeful judicial system.

  • Mexico makes clear it will hold on to 'El Chapo'

    Mexico made clear Tuesday it is determined to keep Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in its highest-security prison for the foreseeable future, putting off U.S. extradition in a move that could bolster President Enrique Pena Nieto's nationalist credentials but also shine a spotlight on the country's woeful judicial system.

  • Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto greets attendees at the signing ceremony for the approved energy reforms at the National Palace in Mexico City, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The sweeping reforms approved by state legislators allow private companies to explore for and produce oil and gas, capping a remarkable series of legislative victories by the Mexican leader. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

    Opening development of oil sector catapults Mexico as leader of emerging markets

    Mexico is gaining stature as an invigorated leader among the world's major emerging markets thanks to the speedy enactment last month of far-reaching energy reforms that are expected to boost economic growth by opening development of its vast oil and gas resources.

  • **FILE** This photo shows armed members of a local self-defense group wearing white T-shirts with the slogan "For a Free Aquila" stand at a street corner in the town of Aquila, Mexico, on  July 23, 2013. At least 23 bodies were found in two neighboring states in western Mexico where drug cartels, vigilantes and security forces have been fighting for much of the year, authorities said on Aug. 17, 2013. The state prosecutor in Michoacan said that nine bodies, hands bound and shot, were found on an abandoned property near the town of Buenavista Tomatlan along with a sign indicating they may have been members of the Knights Templar cartel. (Associated Press)

    Mexico's new gov't follows old drug war strategy

    With the capture of two top drug lords in little more than a month, the new government of President Enrique Pena Nieto is following an old strategy it has openly criticized for causing more violence and crime.

  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 7, 2012 photo, President Obama speaks at his election night party, in Chicago. Fresh from his re-election, Mr. Obama will embark on a trip to Southeast Asia and become the first U.S. president to visit Cambodia as well as the once pariah nation of Myanmar. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

    Obama looks to Asia as trade markets beckon south

    President Obama's postelection trip to Southeast Asia presages a greater second-term focus on that region, but some foreign-policy analysts say that shouldn't distract from the need to build better alliances with U.S. neighbors, which could be key to restoring the nation's sluggish economy.

  • People attending an Amendment 64 watch party in a bar in Denver on Nov. 6, 2012, celebrate after a local television station announced the marijuana amendment's passage. The amendment would make it legal in Colorado for individuals to possess and for businesses to sell marijuana for recreational use. (Associated Press)

    Mexican pot plans go up in a puff of smoke

    A top aide to Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto says votes to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state will force the Mexican government to rethink its efforts at trying to halt marijuana smuggling across the southwestern border.

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    NAZMI AND O'NEIL: Mexico's election and the road ahead

    After 12 years away from Mexico's White House, Los Pinos, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) is back. Enrique Pena Nieto won the July 1 election by 7 percentage points, and his party substantially increased its power by winning gubernatorial and congressional races.

  • Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate for the Democratic Revolution Party, greets supporters during the closing rally of his campaign at the main Zocalo plaza in Mexico City on Wednesday. Mexico will hold presidential elections on Sunday. (Associated Press)

    Mexico focuses on likely loser

    our days before Mexico's presidential election, much of the nation's attention was focused on a man who appears certain to lose.

  • Supporters of Enrique Pena Nieto, presidential candidate of the opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, cheer during a campaign rally at the Azteca stadium in Mexico City, Sunday, June 24, 2012. General elections in Mexico are scheduled for Sunday, July 1. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Mexican youth divided for election

    With signs reading "No to repression!" and "Down with the PRI!" the angry students who have taken the streets of Mexico with flash protests have become the most visible face of youth in the presidential election campaign.

  • 'Gestores' grease the wheels in Mexico's officialdom

    Claims that U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart used payoffs to speed zoning and other permits in its break-neck Mexican expansion is sparking soul-searching in Mexico, where crowded government offices are the working grounds of shadowy facilitators known as "gestores."

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  • Current Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto argues that violence is down, but several hot spots around the country belie his depiction, including western Michoacan state, the state of Tamaulipas bordering Texas and both Morelos and Mexico state surrounding Mexico City.

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