Today's date:
Fall 1996

Mexico's Democracy: Still a Sham

Adolfo Aguilar Zinser is an independent member of Mexico's Congress and one of the country's leading critics of government corruption. He sits on the Investigating Committee CONASUPO, the vast subsidized food program once headed by Raul Salinas, former President Carlos Salinas' brother who is now in jail on corruption charges.

Mexico City - The contradiction between President Ernesto Zedillo's elusive democratic commitments and his authoritarian resilience have again become evident in his response to the sudden appearance of the People's Revolutionary Army (EPR), a mysterious group of determined guerillas responsible for a series of hit-and-run attacks in several Mexican states.

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