Friday, April 29, 2011

No Reforms

The political reform legislation that had been promised earlier this week has been effectively killed in the Chamber of Deputies. The lower house is where the Congressional power of Enrique Peña Nieto is concentrated, and his bet has long seemed to be that gridlock helps his presidential chances. The security bill was also not approved, though there was talk of an extraordinary legislative session in the coming months to deal with that reform.

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