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2006-07-06 15:19:41

(Reuters) - Conservative candidate Felipe Calderon narrowly won Mexico's presidential election, final results showed on Thursday. Here are the official results for the top three candidates, with returns checked from 100 percent of polling stations in the fiercely contested recount from last Sunday's election. FELIPE CALDERON, PAN 35.88 pct ANDRES MANUEL LOPEZ OBRADOR, PRD 35.31 pct ROBERTO MADRAZO, PRI 22.27 pct Calderon had trailed left-wing rival Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in...

2006-07-03 06:06:24

By Kieran Murray MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The specter of political chaos hung over Mexico's young democracy on Monday after two rival presidential candidates both claimed victory in a bitter election that divided the country between left and right. Election officials said the race was too close to declare a winner and a recount was needed, but that didn't stop combative left-winger Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and ruling party conservative Felipe Calderon from insisting they had won....

2006-07-02 23:45:00

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A fiery leftist promising a war on poverty and a Harvard-educated conservative both claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, raising fears a contested result could plunge the country into chaos. While the top election official said it was too close to call, left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said his party's exit polls showed he won by 500,000 votes and demanded that the result be respected....

2006-07-02 23:36:29

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A fiery leftist promising a war on poverty was in a dead heat with a Harvard-educated conservative in Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, raising fears a contested result could split the country. Luis Carlos Ugalde, the country's top election official, said it was impossible to separate the leading candidates and there would be no result until at least Wednesday. "The gap between the first and second place is very...

2006-07-02 22:20:23

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A fiery leftist promising a war on poverty was running neck and neck with a Harvard-educated conservative in Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, raising fears a contested result could split the country. Exit polls showed Felipe Calderon of the ruling National Action Party and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the left-wing former mayor of Mexico City, so close it was impossible to declare a winner. Both candidates holed...

2006-07-02 21:04:33

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential election is too close to call with a leftist anti-poverty campaigner and the conservative ruling party candidate running neck and neck, exit polls said on Sunday. The extremely close vote raised fears of a political crisis if any of the main candidates challenge the results and call street protests. Two leading newspaper exit polls said Felipe Calderon of the ruling party and Andres Manuel Lopez...

2006-07-02 20:58:04

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential election is too close to call with a leftist anti-poverty campaigner and the conservative ruling party candidate running neck and neck, exit polls said on Sunday. The extremely close vote raised fears of a political crisis if any of the main candidates challenge the results and call street protests. Two leading newspaper exit polls said Felipe Calderon of the ruling party and Andres Manuel Lopez...

2006-07-02 20:29:00

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential election is too close to call with a leftist anti-poverty campaigner and the conservative ruling party candidate locked in a tie, exit polls said on Sunday. The extremely close vote raised fears of a political crisis if any of the main candidates challenge the results and call street protests. Newspaper exit polls said Felipe Calderon of the ruling party and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the left-wing...

2006-07-02 20:14:16

By Kieran Murray and Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential election is too close to call between a leftist anti-poverty campaigner and the conservative ruling party candidate locked in a tie, a respected exit poll said on Sunday. The extremely close vote raised fears of a political crisis if any of the main candidates challenge the results and call street protests. Pre-election polls had showed Felipe Calderon of the ruling party and Andres Manuel Lopez...

2006-07-02 15:47:56

By Alistair Bell and Kieran Murray MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexicans voted for a new president on Sunday, torn between joining a resurgent left-wing camp in Latin America or sticking to pro-business policies and a close alliance with the United States. In a country crucial to U.S. interests in border security, trade and immigration, polls show an extremely close race between leftist anti-poverty crusader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the former mayor of Mexico City, and conservative...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.