Protesters in Venezuela continue to battle government forces in the streets.
Pe?a Nieto wins Mexican Presidential election
The party that governed
Enrique Peña Nieto is the former governor of the state of
Even though money issues were discussed a lot in the campaign, Erik Lee of the North American Center for Transborder Studies says that doesn’t quite explain it.
"It was not about the economy, stupid, as the
Lee saw the campaign as less about the issues and more about the personality of the candidates. But as far as one of Peña Nieto’s major campaign promises – increased tax revenues – Lee says: "Good luck to him with that. Mexicans despise taxes with a passion that is impressive."
Peña Nieto's inauguration is scheduled for December.