AL DÍA: ¿Qué opinan? Firmas del día: 9/6/12

Each morning, we will bring you an assortment of op-ed pieces from major Mexican dailies.


Jorge Fernández Menéndez, “Las cartas de Peña Nieto:”  Although the transition team is never the same as the Cabinet, it does set the tone for the type of government Peña Nieto will have , says Fernández Menéndez.  Like with his campaign and the transition team, the Cabinet will have people Peña Nieto knows and trusts.  This is why two of his closest collaborators, Luis Videgaray and Miguel Ángel Osorio, will have positions in the new government as they do in the transition team.   He said people should not be too shocked that ex-PRD member Rosario Robles is in charge of social development since she left the PRD 8 years ago and that previously when she was the Mayor of the DF she implemented many popular social programs.

El Universal

Bajo Reserva, Corredor Amarillo Para Ebrard in 2018?: Will Ebrard get on on board with the PRD plan which they develop at their meeting this week?   Peña Nieto’s security director, General Miranda Moreno, was in Toluca, State of Mexico, today with the president-elect to attend the state of the state speech of Eruviel Ávila.

La Jornada

Clase Política, Miguel Ángel Rivera, “Corneados y apaleados:” Not only did the TEPJF reject the PRD’s contestation of the election, the IFE also fined the party 70 million pesos…According to Eruviel Ávila Villegas, Governor of the State of Mexico, he accomplished 2,000 out of 6,000 promises which he signed during the campaign…Although lobbying is common in the U.S., it is uncommon in Mexico, which is why the first meeting of the Association of Professional Lobbyists was noticeable.


Trascendió: Calderón met with PAN deputies and members of his Cabinet and asked them to give support and assistance to the new PRI government after his meeting with Peña which lasted exactly an hour, however, Videgaray and Osorio remained behind to discuss the first part of the reform agenda, namely administration and social programs.


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