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Chappell Lawson

Mexico's dangerous political chasm

By Chappell Lawson
September 17, 2006

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THIS MONTH, Mexico's Federal Electoral Tribunal formally certified Felipe Calderón's victory in the July 2 presidential election. Although this decision is the legal end of the electoral process, it will not resolve the post-electoral conflict. Leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has rejected the court's verdict and called for a parallel government. These actions threaten to plunge Mexico into political ... (Full article: 742 words)

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