Mexicans react with incredulity after President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto appointed Alberto Bazbaz to the position of head of the CISEN intelligence service. Bazbaz is known for having overseen a 9-day search for a missing girl, Paulette Gebara Farah, who was eventually found dead in her own bed.
Alberto Bazbaz, an ally of the president, has been handed the top intelligence job despite leading a nine-day search for missing girl later found dead in her own bed
President Enrique Pena Nieto accepted the resignation of three secretaries of his cabinet, including the Secretary of the Interior, Miguel Angel Osorio Chong. 2018-01-10 (Context: Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico)
Luis Videgaray Caso resigns as Mexico's finance minister amid fallout over President Enrique Pena Nieto's controversial meeting with U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in Mexico City. Videgaray is revealed to have been the main advocate of arranging the meeting. 2016-09-7 (Context: Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico)
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City after accepting an invitation from him. 2016-08-31 (Context: Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico)
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposes legalizing marijuana for medical purposes and easing limits for personal use of the drug. He said he would be sending a bill to the Congress to increase the amount users can legally carry from the current five grams to 28 (0.18-1oz). The news comes just two days after he addressed the United Nations General Assembly at a special session on drug policy and is seen as a chance to re-think the current strategy of fighting drug-trafficking, especially in Mexico where the fighting has killed tens of thousands of people. 2016-04-22 (Context: Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico)
Voters in Mexico go to the polls for a legislative election with reports of violence in southern states and widespread voter disillusionment. Exit polls show the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party of President Enrique Pena Nieto in a position to retain power. 2015-06-7 (Context: Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico)
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