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Mexican president heads to Washington, hoping to put disastrous 2014 behind him

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto heads to Washington, D.C., on Monday to meet with Barack Obama amid civil unrest at home and uncertainty at his reception here. Latinos in the U.S. upset about the government’s support of Mexico’s ongoing militarized war against the drug cartels are planning demonstrations across the country. The Mexican president and

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L.A. woman travels to D.C. to protest Peña Nieto’s visit

Nansi Cisneros has been posting missing person flyers on Twitter and Facebook since her brother disappeared in Mexico in October, 2013. Now she’s traveling across country from her home in Los Angeles to Washington D.C. to protest Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s visit to the White House because she says the president’s administration has done

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Mexico’s embattled president looks for a fresh start in Washington

Bruised and battered from a series of scandals, and amid cries of protest, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will arrive in Washington Tuesday to meet with President Obama and try to turn the page on a difficult year. Slumping in the polls and facing a crisis of public confidence, Peña Nieto is hoping for an

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Mexico Violence Turns Eyes, Tweets On President’s U.S. Visit

Mexico news and politics often takes a back seat in American media to the strife and wars of the Middle East. But protests in Mexico against violence and corruption have put Tuesday’s visit of Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto with President Barack Obama on the radar for many in the U.S. Peña Nieto, was elected

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Rights groups push Obama to withdraw support for Mexico’s president

WASHINGTON — Coinciding with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s trip to Washington, activists ramped up pressure Tuesday on the United States to withdraw its support from an administration that they allege is riven with corruption and frequently colludes with the drug cartels it is supposed to be fighting. Demonstrations are planned in 11 cities across

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#TodoscontraPeñaNieto: Jan. 5-6 Action to Protest Visit By Mexican President

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Mexican President Enrique Nieto will be visiting Washington, DC on January 5 and 6. #UStired2 and its allies are organizing a mobilization to protest his massive human rights violations, a crisis Human Rights Watch and others have called “the worst” in all of Latin America in the last 30 years. Stay tuned for more details…

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