AL DÍA: ¿Qué opinan? Firmas del día: 8/14/12

El Universal

Bajo Reserva, “Michoacán: Tragedia y Mentira:” Somebody is lying in Michoacán, right before the president’s visit the Governor Fausto Vallejo told Calderón that the state was an “oasis of peace and tranquility,” a statement which was rapidly contradicted by television images of organized crime members setting cars on fire and fighting armed forces in Black Hawk helicopters…Talks to create a new UNAM campus in Mexico City are moving forward.

La Jornada

Clase Política Miguel Ángel Rivera, “Multas a quien no vote:” Deputy Humberto Lepe Lepe (PRI) has proposed reforming the federal electoral code (Cofipe) so that people who do not vote can be fined…The miners’ union announced that their leader, Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, signed a deal with the Arcelor Mittal mining company to revise their salaries and raise them by 8%.


Leo Zuckermann, “Peña y el PRI yerran en su primera agenda legislative:”  Zuckermann says that it appears that Peña’s first reforms concentrate on politics, not economic reforms, for example the proposed laws to fight corruption and government opacity, and says that this is probably because of the PRD and PAN’s allegations of corruption during the election.  These laws sound good, but laws which could encourage economic growth in Mexico would be more useful, says Zuckermann, he also says that he is disappointed because he had hoped that Peña would concentrate on encouraging the economy.


Trascendió:  The CCE is extremely angry with the president of the PRD, Zambrano, because he did not agree to cease hostilities against Soriana…Even though López Obrador told the IFE that he would give them a trailer full of proofs of electoral fraud today, the show has been postponed for tomorrow.


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