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2006-09-04 23:48:23

By Frank Jack Daniel MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An electoral court will name conservative Felipe Calderon to be Mexico's next president on Tuesday, ending months of legal battles but not spirited protests by leftists who say he stole a July vote. Losing left-winger Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador alleges massive fraud in the July 2 election and promises to keep up his fight with street demonstrations, even though the seven electoral court judges tossed out his fraud claims last week. The...

2006-09-04 23:34:40

By Frank Jack Daniel MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An electoral court will name conservative Felipe Calderon to be Mexico's next president on Tuesday, ending months of legal battles but not spirited protests by leftists who say he stole a July vote. Losing left-winger Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador alleges massive fraud in the July 2 election and promises to keep up his fight with street demonstrations, even though the seven electoral court judges tossed out his fraud claims last week. The...

2006-09-04 21:02:28

By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's electoral court will name ruling party conservative Felipe Calderon president-elect on Tuesday, rejecting claims the fiercely disputed July 2 vote was unfair, sources said. Losing left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has alleged widespread vote-rigging, but the seven electoral court judges tossed out his fraud claims last week and they are to deliver their final ruling on Tuesday. Sources close to the court said...

2006-09-04 17:12:46

By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's electoral court will name ruling party conservative Felipe Calderon president-elect on Tuesday, rejecting claims the fiercely disputed July 2 vote was unfair, sources said. Losing left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has alleged widespread vote-rigging, but the seven electoral court judges tossed out his fraud claims last week and they are to deliver their final ruling on Tuesday. Sources close to the court said...

2006-09-04 09:24:08

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's top electoral court will meet on Tuesday to rule on whether the disputed July 2 election was clean, and it is almost certain to name ruling party conservative Felipe Calderon as president-elect. Losing left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has alleged widespread fraud but the court's seven judges threw out those claims last week. They must still rule on whether the entire election process was clean before giving a final vote count and...

2006-09-03 16:06:22

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's leftist opposition leader said on Sunday he will never recognize his right-wing rival as president and vowed a "radical transformation" of the country by setting up a parallel government. Mexico's electoral court is almost certain to confirm the ruling party's Felipe Calderon as president-elect this week, but Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador insists he was robbed in the July 2 election. "We will never accept usurpation nor recognize a president-elect who...

2006-09-01 23:38:30

By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Vicente Fox was forced to abandon his last state of the nation address to Congress on Friday after leftist lawmakers alleging election fraud seized the podium and refused to let him speak. Shortly before Fox was due to give his speech, dozens of legislators who support leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marched up to the podium, some with banners calling the president a traitor to democracy....

2006-09-01 21:44:34

By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Vicente Fox was forced to abandon his last state of the nation address to Congress on Friday after leftist lawmakers alleging election fraud seized the podium and refused to let him speak. Shortly before Fox was due to give his speech, dozens of legislators who support leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marched up to the podium, some with banners calling the president a traitor to democracy....

2006-09-01 21:09:53

By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Vicente Fox was forced to abandon his last state of the nation address to Congress on Friday after leftist lawmakers alleging election fraud seized the podium and refused to let him speak. Shortly before Fox was due to give his speech, dozens of legislators marched up to the podium, some with banners calling the president a traitor to democracy. Fox, who leaves office in December, did not try to approach the podium...

2006-08-20 20:41:05

By Mica Rosenberg NAVENCHAUC, Mexico (Reuters) - Two of the main parties in Mexico's largely Maya Indian state of Chiapas both claimed they were ahead on Sunday in a governor's race that may deepen a national political crisis after a disputed presidential election. The leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, said its own exit polls showed a lead of 5.6 percentage points, while the Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, said it was ahead by 2.1 points. Some fear an...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.