AL DÍA: ¿Qué opinan? Firmas del día: 10/19/12

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

La Jornada

Clase Política, Miguel Ángel Rivera,” El plan de Gordillo”: Elba Esther Gordillo, President of the SNTE, declared that the SNTE will propose actions to the solve the problems of public education because her organization is there to protect the most sacred patrimony of the nation: excellent public education. She further explained that the union is not constrained to the choices of their leaders, it compels workers, employers and the states to talk in order to improve the working material and thus better serve society; The PAN deputy to the ALDF, Priscila Vera Hernández, introduced a bill to reform the General Education Law today; In honor of World Day to Combat Breast Cancer, Miriam Saldana Chairez, coordinator of the PT fraction in ALDF, submitted a proposal for health programs to reach out to men who are also affected by this affliction.




Jorge Fernández Menéndez, “Michoacán o Oaxaca II”: They say history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as comedy. But this time there is no room for comedy: what is happening in Michoacán is repetition of what happened just over six years ago in Oaxaca. Now the Oaxacans are in support of Michoacán and both have the strength and reserves for a long battle, they are the two sections with the most magisterial commissioners across the country; On Wednesday it was said that Mexico has never requested the extradition of American security agents who have committed crimes against in Mexicans while in Mexico. Arturo Sarukhan, Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S. wrote to tell us that the Mexican government sought extradition for the case of Hernández Guereca, but the U.S. denied the request.


Trascendió: Behind the disappearance of two officers and three policemen in Lerdo, Durango is the confrontation between El Chapo Guzman’s organization and Los Zetas; Now that the President-elect has finished his European tour, his team is now preparing the agenda and logistics of his last and final tour that will take place in the U.S.; Despite all the protests and calls to destroy Governor Fausto Vallejo by the groups who captured the teacher schools, there is tranquility in the Michoacán authorities.



Templo Mayor: Fausto Vallejo, Governor of Michoacán, has been busy trying to put out the fires that were left to him once he took over the state government from Leonel Gordoy who had left the debt and treasury practically burned to ashes, in addition to many other conflicts that were left unresolved; They want to do the same thing to the IFAI that they did to the IFE: they want to turn it into a market transaction between political parties; Leaders of business organizations will faint once they hear about the proposal that the PRI has introduced in the Senate that will almost quadruple the minimum wage.

El Universal

Bajo Reserva,” La hora de Elba Esther”: During the past few months there have been discussions about Elba Esther Gordillo possibly leaving her position in the SNTE, but it seems that those discussions are in the past because today they are saying that she is here to stay; President-elect Peña Nieto has sent signals and messages that insinuate he wants to better Mexico’s relationship with China and now it is believed that he will soon receive an official invitation to visit from the Chinese government; the PRI members in San Lázaro are preparing a strategy to internationally spread the fiscal and energy reforms to be undertaken by Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration.



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