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On the night of the election, Peña Nieto was declared winner with only 5 percent of the votes counted. The rest of the candidates declared him winner; even Calderon declared him winner. Andrés Manuel López Obrador made no comment about the results. The Mexican public was in shock: while international news declared the election was “too close to call,” in Mexican news, Peña Nieto was declared the absolute winner.

The gravest thing about these elections is that the PRI relied on the extreme poverty of underprivileged Mexican citizens in order to win. History has proven that the PRI only produces more poor and uninformed citizens, who sell off their votes for the tiniest of gifts in exchange for their loyalty. It’s an endless cycle that can only be broken with information, education, and a lot of hard work.

Para leer esta historia en español, haga clic aquí.

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Founder Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m.

Great story and the video shows the power of modern technology in todays society!

No wonder Governments want to Control not only the Web but the airwaves also!

They even have voice recognition software so that computers can ID who is speaking...

It is so sad when those FEW with $O MUCHO want ever more, and continue to "take from the poor" as much as possible.

I look for this to reduce even more foreign investment in Mexico because there are plenty of other countries where retirees can go that do not have these Political Problems to deal with!

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ForwardBackward Aug. 17, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m.

Querida Mexico sigue jodido por su proprio gobierno. :(

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Founder Aug. 18, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m.

Too bad the Reader does not "auto translate" for those of uS that are language challenged!

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