SHUTTLE POLI 390





Mexico's Government Structure (Library of Congress)
http://countrystudies.us/mexico/82.htm

Politics of Mexico
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics_of_Mexico

Mexico’s do-nothing legislature: The siesta congress | The Economist
http://www.economist.com/node/21543172

2006 Presidential Election:

The bitterness and closeness of the 2006 election

The Online NewsHour: Mexico Election 2006 (PBS)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/north_america/mexico_election06/

Primer: Mexico Elections 2006 (Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/interactives/mexico06/

2012 Presidential Election

Mexico’s presidential election: The man to beat | The Economist
http://www.economist.com/node/21551488

Mexico’s Presidential Race Could Be Pivotal - NYTimes.com
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/world/americas/mexicos-presidential-race-could-be-pivotal.html?hp=&pagewanted=all

As the presidential campaign officially begins, time is running out to catch up with Enrique Peña Nieto | The Economist
http://www.economist.com/node/21551488

A Wary Mexico Sizes Up Contenders for the Presidency (New York Times)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/world/americas/mexicos-presidential-race-could-be-pivotal.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all

BBC News - Race to Mexico's presidential palace begins
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17565234

Mexican presidential favorite vows to restore peace | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/30/us-mexico-election-idUSBRE82T0RO20120330

Analysis: Drug gang menace overshadows Mexican election | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/30/us-mexico-election-drugs-idUSBRE82S10J20120330


The three candidates and their political parties

The Parties « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-parties/

Left, right or center? Mexican political brand names explained - latimes.com
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2012/02/pri-pan-prd-mexico-political-outlook.html

The Candidates « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-people/

Factbox: Mexico's presidential candidates | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/28/us-mexico-election-candidates-idUSBRE82R1AO20120328

Factbox: Mexican presidential candidates on the issues | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/28/us-mexico-election-issues-idUSBRE82R1AP20120328

1. PAN « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-parties/247-2/

Josefina Vázquez Mota (PAN) « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-people/josefina-vazquez-mota-pan/

Is Mexico Ready for a Woman President?
http://mexicoinstitute.wordpress.com/2012/02/14/is-mexico-ready-for-a-woman-president-2/

Women in Mexican Politics
http://www.economist.com/node/21547282

2. PRD « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-parties/253-2/

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (PRD) « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-people/andres-manuel-lopez-obrador-prd/

A New Face for AMLO?

http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/a-new-face-for-amlo/

Leftist for President
http://www.economist.com/node/21538762

Mexican leftist juggles love and rage in election run | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/20/us-mexico-election-leftist-idUSTRE80J1NR20120120

3. PRI « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-parties/pri-2/

Enrique Peña Nieto (PRI) « The Mexico Institute's Elections Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/the-people/enrique-pena-nieto-pri/

Mexican election favorite Pena Nieto extends lead over rival | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/26/us-mexico-election-idUSBRE82P0CV20120326

The PRI Hopes for a Comeback
http://www.economist.com/node/21536996

Analysis: Mexico 2012 frontrunner stirs reform optimism | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/23/us-mexico-election-reforms-idUSTRE7BM1DE20111223

Mexico Institute 2012 Election Guide
http://mexicoinstituteonelections.wordpress.com/

"Mexico's 2012 Presidential Election and U.S.-Mexican Relations"
Duncan Wood. May 2011 Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
http://csis.org/files/publication/110519_wood_us_mexico_rel.pdf
http://csis.org/publication/mexicos-2012-presidential-election-and-us-mexico-relations

Woodrow Wilson Center and Mexico Institute
"Mexico's Presidential Elections: Implications for the U.S. Relationship with its Neighbor Next Door"
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/mexicos-presidential-elections-implications-for-the-us-relationship-its-neighbor-next-door



OIL INDUSTRY

Mexico's Oil Industry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroleum_industry_in_Mexico
Petroleum nationalization
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_oil_expropriation

Calderon Vows to Renew Drive in Congress to Boost Pemex Output - Businessweek
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-05-10/calderon-vows-to-renew-drive-in-congress-to-boost-pemex-output.html

Mexico's Oil Dilemma
http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/content/apr2008/db20080427_752673.htm

Mexico’s Oil Politics Is Causing Woes - NYTimes.com
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/business/global/09pemex.html?pagewanted=all
Ties to expropriation 72 years ago.



Mexican Murals

Where Angelina got her inspiration | Mexico Unmasked
http://blogs.mcclatchydc.com/mexico/2012/03/where-angelina-got-her-inspiration.html

Diego Rivera Web Museum
http://www.diegorivera.com/

José Clemente Orozco: Man of Fire | American Masters | PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/jose-clemente-orozco/orozco-man-of-fire/82/

Mexican Muralism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_muralism

Art of the Mural
http://www.pbs.org/americanfamily/mural.html

ARTSEDGE: Five Artists of the Mexican Revolution
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/lessons/grade-9-12/Five_Artists_of_the_Mexican_Revolution.aspx

Google Image search under "Mexican Murals"

Sweet Search under "Mexican Muralists"




MEXICALI: APU MINISTRY

APU - Mexico Outreach - Carolyn Koons
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?pgid=339&gid=1

APU - Mexico Outreach - Meet Our Team
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=296

APU - Mexico Outreach - Contact Information
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=295

APU - Mexico Outreach - Base Camp Locations
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=297

APU - Mexico Outreach - Typical Daily Schedule
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=298

APU - Mexico Outreach - Ministry Options
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=381

APU - Mexico Outreach - Musicians
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=596

APU - Mexico Outreach - Speakers
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=427

APU - Mexico Outreach - Vision Velocity
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=692

APU - Mexico Outreach - Resource Center
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=288

APU - Mexico Outreach - Blogs
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=274&cid=734

APU - Mexico Outreach - Songs
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=355

APU - Mexico Outreach - Online Resources
http://mexicooutreach.imodules.com/s/1076/index.aspx?sid=1076&gid=1&pgid=356



VISUAL MEXICO

Blend this material into the content modules below:

Visit Mexico website
http://www.visitmexico.com/

Visit Mexico YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/visitmex

World Heritage Cities in Mexico
http://www.visitmexico.com/en-us/world-heritage-cities-of-mexico

Archeology (supplement using Google Images)
http://www.visitmexico.com/en-us/archeology-in-mexico
http://www.visitmexico.com/en-us/archeology-in-teotihuacan

Discover Mexico through its Routes
Wine Country and the Aquarium of the World Baja
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/la_cultura_del_vino_y_el_acuario_del_mundo

Discover Mexico through its Routes
The Millenary Tarahumaras
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/los_tarahumaras_milenarios

Discover Mexico through its Routes
The magic of Traditions and Nature
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/la_magia_de_las_tradiciones_y_la_naturaleza

Discover Mexico through its Routes
The Birthplace of History and Romanticism
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/la_cuna_de_la_historia_y_el_romanticismo

Discover Mexico through its Routes
The art of Tequila and Music under the Sun
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/el_arte_del_tequila_y_la_musica_bajo_el_sol

Discover Mexico through its Routes
The Huastecas and their Outstanding Beauty
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/las_bellezas_huastecas

Discover Mexico through its Routes
Thousand flavors of Mole
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/los_mil_sabores_del_mole

Discover Mexico through its Routes
The Mystery and origin of the Maya Culture
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/el_misterio_y_el_origen_de_los_mayas

Discover Mexico through its Routes
A Colonial Experience
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/una_experiencia_virreinal

Discover Mexico through its Routes
Don Vasco Route
http://www.theroutesofmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/ruta_don_vasco




Mexican Newspapers

Newspapers

http://www.kidon.com/media-link/mx.php

El Periodico de Mexico
http://www.elperiodicodemexico.com/

Google News
http://news.google.com.mx/nwshp?hl=es&tab=wn

Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/public/page/espanol-inicio.html

CNN Mexico
http://mexico.cnn.com/

BBC News media listing:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1205074.stm#media

The press:

Excelsior - established daily
http://excelsior.com.mx/

La Jornada - daily
http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/12/15/

Reforma - influential daily
http://www.reforma.com/

El Universal - established Mexico City daily
http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/noticias.html

El Sol de Mexico - daily
http://www.oem.com.mx/elsoldemexico/

El Financiero - business daily
http://www.elfinanciero.com.mx/

Siempre! - political weekly
http://www.siempre.com.mx/

Proceso - political weekly
http://www.proceso.com.mx/

Television:

Televisa - Mexico's TV giant, operates four networks and has many local affiliates
http://www.televisa.com/

TV Azteca - main competitor of Televisa, operates two networks and local stations
http://www.tvazteca.com/

Once TV - Canal 11 - public, educational, cultural
http://oncetv-ipn.net/

Television Metropolitana - Canal 22 - government-owned cultural network
http://www.canal22.org.mx/

Radio:

Grupo ACIR - has stations in Mexico City and across the country
http://www.grupoacir.com.mx/

MVS Radio - operates in the capital and elsewhere
http://www.mvsradio.com/

Grupo Radio Centro - operates large network of stations
http://radiocentro.com.mx/

W Radio - news, talk network; part of Televisa group
http://www.wradio.com.mx/

Instituto Mexicano de la Radio (IMER) - state-run, operates domestic services and external service
http://www.imer.com.mx/



Council on Foreign Relations
U.S.-Mexico Inititative
Director: Shannon K. O'Neil, Douglas Dillon Fellow for Latin America Studies
http://www.cfr.org/projects/world/us-mexico-inititative/pr1487

CSIS
George Grayson, College of William and Mary
http://csis.org/expert/george-w-grayson





Three for One program, Mexico
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/economy/mexico-offers-3-1-ex-pats-money





Mexican Bills in Circulation - Mexican Money
http://gomexico.about.com/od/planningandinformation/tp/mexican_money.htm

Information About Mexican Currency For Visitors To Mexico: Bills and Bank Notes
http://www.sanmiguelguide.com/currency2.htm


Different Ways To Send Money to Mexico : Mexico Living

http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/3231-different-ways-to-send-money-to-mexico







Mexican Last Names:

Hispanic Last Names: Why Two of Them? | Dr. Manuel A. Perez-Quinones
http://perez.cs.vt.edu/twolastnames

What is in a Mexican name? - in Mexico, at least two last names are required
http://www.mexicomatters.net/mexicoculturaldistinctions/07_whatisinanameinmexico_twolastnames.php

The Handbook for Educators Who Work with Children of Mexican Origin
http://people.uncw.edu/martinezm/Handbook/html/transfer.htm




Mexico's Criminal Insurgency
http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/journal/docs-temp/232-sullivan.pdf?q=mag/docs-temp/232-sullivan.pdf

The COIN Approach to Mexican Drug Cartels: Square Peg in a Round Hole | Small Wars Journal
http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/the-coin-approach-to-mexican-drug-cartels-square-peg-in-a-round-hole

Rebellion in Chiapas and the Mexican Military
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB109/

The Blind Man and the Elephant: Reporting on the Mexican Military
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB120/index.htm




Mexican Politics (websites not used for Spring 2012 course)

2006 Election (Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/interactives/mexico06/

2006 Election (BBC News)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5114662.stm

2006 Election (Ray Suarez--PBS Newshour)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/north_america/mexico_election06/

2000 Election (PBS Newshour)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/latin_america/mexico_index.html

University of Houston professors/Mexican Presidential Elections
http://m.uh.edu/news-events/tip-sheets/elections-mexico.php

The 2006 Election and its Aftermath
http://www.apsanet.org/imgtest/PSJan07Klesner.pdf

Instituto Federal Electoral
http://www.ife.org.mx/portal/site/ifev2





IMMIGRATION

Learning About U.S. Immigration With The New York Times - NYTimes.com
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/learning-about-u-s-immigration-with-the-new-york-times/