Mexico since 2000
(see also México, México: PRI Regime 1940-1968, Mexico: PRI Regime 1969-2000, Mexico: La Capital, México: US Border, México: Chiapas, México: Oaxaca, México: Guerrero, México: Food & Agriculture, México: Women)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Excelsior (daily newspaper).
La Jornada (daily newspaper of the Left).
Mexico Daily (English-language news).
México Posible. New left-feminist political party.
Mexico Solidarity Network (Monitors Mexican affairs, organizes solidarity with Mexican struggles for social & economic justice & in opposition to Free Trade Area of the Americas).
Partido de Acción Nacional (PAN). Party of President Vicente Fox.
Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI). Ruled for seven decades before election of Pres. Fox.
Reforma (daily newspaper).
Resource Center for the Americas. Regularly updated news links.
Guillermoprieto, Alma. "Elections of 2000," in her Looking for History: Dispatches from Latin America (NY: Vintage, 2001), pp. 286-303.
Ross, John. "A Mexican data grab," Progressive (10/03):30-31. US info giant Choice-Point acquires data on millions of Latin Americans.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Anon. Always Near, Always Far (SF: Global Exchange, 2000). Eleven military experts study human rights abuses of the Mexican armed forces.
Ard, Michael J. An Eternal Struggle: How the National Action Party Transformed Mexican Politics (Westport CT: Praeger, 2003).
Beer, Caroline C. Electoral Competition & Institutional Change in Mexico (Notre Dame IN: Notre Dame, 2003).
Burgess, Katrina. Parties & Unions in the New Global Economy (Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 2004). Spain, Mexico & Venezuela.
Centeno, Miguel Angel. Democracy Within Reason: Technocratic Revolution in Mexico (University Park: Pennsylvania State U., 2003).
Chand, Vikram. Mexico's Political Awakening (Notre Dame IN: Notre Dame, 2001).
Fox, Jonathan. Accountability Politics: Power & Voice in Rural Mexico (NY: Oxford, 2008).
Domínguez, Jorge I. & Chappell H. Lawson (eds.) Mexico's Pivotal Democratic Election: Candidates, Voters, & the Presidential Campaign of 2000 (Stanford: Stanford, 2004).
Hodges, Donald & Ross Gandy. Mexico Under Siege: Popular Resistance to Presidential Despotism (NY: Palgrave, 2002). From veer to right in 1940 to presidential elections of 2000.
Li, He. From Revolution to Reform: A Comparative Study of China & Mexico (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 2004).
Peschard-Sverdrup, Armand B. Forecasting Mexico's Democratic Transition: Scenarios for Policymakers (Washington: CSIS, 2003).
Preston, Julia & Samuel Dillon. Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy (NY: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2004).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Japón" , dir. Carlos Reygada, 130m. In video stores.
"Without a Trace (Sin dejar huella)" , dir. Maria Novaro, 109m. In video stores. Women's "road movie" with commentary on drug trade, border industrialization, & status of indigenous people in Vicente Fox's Mexico.