AL DÍA: ¿Qué opinan? Firmas del día: 10/26/12

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

La Jornada

Clase Política, Miguel Ángel Rivera, “Reciclaje de boletas”: Against criticism and protest, the Federal Electoral Institute published guidelines for destroying remaining valid and invalid ballots from the recent federal elections in the El Diario Oficial de la Federación; In separate statements, the coordinators of the PRI deputies and senators confirmed that the labor reform has lost its preferential status due its return to the Chamber of Deputies by the Senate; Rumors intensify against Carlos Ruiz Sacristán, former secretary of  Communications and Transport during Ernesto Zedillo’s administration, he is accused of insider trading and unfair competition bidding for Pemex and CFE.


Jorge Fernández Menéndez, “Destituido, el juez del michoacanazo”: In William Gaddis’s novel JR he states:” You get justice in the next world. Here, you have the law.” Jorge Fernández Menéndez believes that this is not the case in our world. That too often we have neither the one nor the other, but sometimes there is hope. On many occasions he has discussed the inexplicable decisions of some judges such as Judge Efraín Cázares López who released all those involved in the michoacanazo. Yesterday, among others Judge Cázares López was removed from office by the Judicial Council.



Trascendió: No one in the PRD Political Committee neither raised their voice nor demanded an explanation over the PRD governors meeting with President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto; Though the Peña Nieto transition team already has a plan for the indigenous issues they have decided not to submit it until a closer date to the change of government to let it be known; Several groups of the PRI in Baja California did not like the unveiling of Jorge Hank Rhon as an aspiring candidate for governor.



Templo Mayor: Who proved he knows more than he says is former Governor Humberto Moreira, in releasing his version of the episode of his sons murder he revealed startling facts about the acts of organized crime syndicates in Coahuila; Those close to Manlio Fabio Beltrones ensure that the leader of the PRI legislatures did not send the labor reform back to the Chamber of deputies in order to take away its preferred status; Just days after the city of Cancún announced the closure of many businesses due to extortion by organized crime, the local police was accused of being under the orders of drug cartels.


El Universal

Bajo Reserva,” Calderón comió pejelagarto”: With his term ending in a couple of weeks, President Felipe Calderón has been sure to use some of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s sayings while on his tours around Chihuahua and Tabasco; Layda Sansores did not at all like that she was being filmed during debate and voting session for the labor reform and accused the Senate of being an institution of espionage; The president-elect has begun a series of meetings with governors to learn about each states situation and for his team to begin an analysis about the main issues facing each state.


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