¿Qué opinan? Firmas del día: 12/12/12

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


Templo Mayor: How interesting! Enrique Martínez named Baltazar Hinojosa Ochoa as director of Aserca despite the fact that he was accused of being a narco-mayor after investigations of Tomás Yarrington showed that Baltazar’s campaign may have been financed by the Gulf Cartel; There are still three years left for the change of government in Guerrero and tempers of the future successors are running high; Yesterday, after Senator Adolfo Romero Lainas voted with the PRI, his PRD colleagues were caught by surprise and accused him of betraying the cause of the PRD; Businessman Carlos Slim will be receiving the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Global Leadership in New York.


La Jornada

Clase Política, Miguel Ángel Rivera,”Se adelanta el PRI a Peña”: The PRI’s parliamentary group in the Senate beat the President in proposing a constitutional reform that would eliminate 100 of the 200 federal deputy seats and 32 of the proportional senate representation; The senate approved the reform to the Organic Law of Federal Public Administration where the Secretary of Public Security would be eliminated; The general secretary of the SNTE informed the public that his organization maintains a constructive dialogue with the federal government and will cooperate while still keeping their autonomy; Against internal critics of his party, PRD leader Jesus Zambrano affirmed that there are many similarities between their agenda and the Pact for Mexico.



Trascendió: Many members of the Citizen Movement affirm that they did not send the coordinator of the deputies, Ricardo Monreal, to disown the President and aggravate the judges of the Supreme Court; Florence Cassez’s case will not be brought to the court until January, she is accused of being part of the gang of kidnappers known as Los Zodiaco; In the election of the PRI leadership, Ivonne Ortega was put on the fast track and was elected to secretary general; The idea that Josefina Vazquez Mota may be seeking the PAN leadership is at its highest, there are rumors that she has even met with EPN’s government.


El Universal

Bajo Reserva,”Guerra contra Madero y  Zambrano”: There are many internal feuds within the PRD and PAN because of the closeness that has developed between President Peña Nieto and the leaders of the party’s due to the initiatives in the Pact for Mexico; For months Gustavo Madero has had hard figures on the thickness of the party’s membership, but has not released the number; The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano and Undersecretary of International Affairs, Alan Bersin will travel to Mexico City to meet with members of the Peña Nieto’s cabinet.



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