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    Even though the three candidates running to for president in Mexico had a fair shot “A sudden computer crash stooped the vote tallying for several days. When the result was announced, Salinas was declared the winner […]. Salinas managed to embezzled millions of dollars from the Mexican treasury to fund other politicians, and drug lords. A president oversees running a country, to see flourish, and defend it against the enemy threats, yet to Mexicans demise, it was in fact housing one of them in their own country, one of their own no less. This is what is wrong with the political system not only in Mexico, but in every country where opposing sides of a body of government decides to protect internal interest rather than the interest of the many. Economic uncertainty and political fraud, and corruption led millions of Mexicans to cross the U.S. border, which caused an uncontrollable influx into the states, but also created the “new Mexican” in…

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    Gender Violence In Mexico

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    In 1992, United States President George H.W. Bush, Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari, and Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. What many are not familiar with is how Texas border cities with Mexico, particularly the borderland of El Paso, TX, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, saw a significant increase in gender violence after the signing of NAFTA. Since the early 1990’s to the early 2000’s, Ciudad Juárez became the central stage…

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    that according to Navarro has not been replicated since. Navarro has taken five more delegations to Cuba since then. In 1988 Dr. Navarro organized 3 delegations to meet with the 3 Mexican presidential candidates of the time with the aim to bring up the importance of what Navarro called the “Gospel of Politics Acercamiento.” Navarro explained that the Politics Acercamiento revisited the importance of the Mexicano in the United States as a growing population and the benefits of bringing Mexicanos…

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    Yvonne De Carlo once said “I found I had the ability to do comedy. My timing was really inborn.” Margaret Yvonne De Carlo was born on September 1st, 1922, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her parents were William Middleton and Marie De Carlo. When Yvonne was three years old her father had abandoned her and her family, which drove her mother to pick up extra jobs as a waitress to make ends meet. Since she was Marie´s only child, she wanted her daughter to have a career in entertainment, so…

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    Mexican Drug Crisis Essay

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    it would then go downhill from there because it started to become an autocratic oligarchy. This basically means that a small group of people have the absolute control over the country. Therefore, Mexico’s affluent people would use the institutions of government to their advantage to merge power and wealth into their own hands. While the rest of the Mexican majority struggle in poverty by serving the PRI. This was one of the main reasons why the poorly paid police began accepting bribery and…

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    Neoliberalism In Mexico

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    Consequently, Mexico for the most part was self-sustaining for over forty years leading up to the early 1980s. Meaning that Mexico was able to produce enough of the products for consumption to keep the nation independent from external exchange. However, as the national debt rose throughout the 1980s, Mexico could no longer sustain itself domestically and needed aid to alleviate their extreme economic debt (Cohn 2009). Introduction of Neoliberalism: President de la Madrid of the PRI Party…

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    their poor economic status. In 1994 the Zapatista National Liberation Army, often referred to as the Zapatistas, was created to help the poor fight. The primary goal, other than fighting for all of the poor, was to redistribute the land. The day after NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, was signed the Zapatistas took action and quickly took over four Chiapas towns. Rafael Guillén Vicente urged everyone to join the movement to go around capturing towns. The Zapatistas would fight for…

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    the PRI has won every presidential elections and most state ones, often fraudulently. Since the 1980s, however, the National Action Party (PAN) and the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) have become serious competitors for power. The PRI's influence permeates Mexican society through corporatist labor and business organizations. PRI patronage dominates many institutions. Mexico's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is notoriously corrupt. Mexico has a long history of presidents who…

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    and the country 's businesses and government-controlled labor unions in attempt to curb employee wages. The earnings of the workers were adjusted according to inflation predictions, however there was a surprise spike in inflation shortly after these contracts were guaranteed. Basic consumer goods rose more than 300 percent across the country. As a result government investments in education, and several levels of public infrastructure were heavily reduced. It was apparent from the early staged…

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