President Vicente Fox refused to deliver his state-of-the nation report to Congress

  1. Many Mexican citizens are not apathetic

    Sept. 1, 2006, 7:57PM Mexican lawmakers block Fox's speech

    MEXICO CITY-President Vicente Fox refused to deliver his state-of-the nation report to Congress Friday, after leftist lawmakers seized control of the stage. It was the first time a Mexican leader hasn't given the annual address..../

    ...Protesters occupying Mexico City's center said they were ready to do whatever it takes to support Lopez Obrador. Fernando Calles, a 26-year-old university professor, said he was ready to fight for the former Mexico City mayor "until the death, until the final consequences."
    "We lived 500 years of repression, and now we represent the new face of Mexico," he said....
    http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/...d/4158282.html

    BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5307038.stm?ls
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  3. by   pickledpepperRN
    Mexican protestors silence Fox
    President scraps farewell address

    The opposition lawmakers took over the stage in Congress, waving Mexican flags and holding placards calling Fox a traitor to democracy.
    They ignored demands they return to their seats, shouting "Vote by Vote" — a rallying cry for Lopez Obrador's bid for a full recount in the election.

    http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/Con...l=968350060724
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    Fox and Lopez Obrador on collision course
    http://www.mercopress.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=8607

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