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CHANGE OF FORTUNE Ousted Mexican Party Poised to Win Daniel Aguilar / Getty Images

Ousted Mexican Party Poised to Win

In a surprising reversal of fortunes, Mexican candidate Enrique Peña Nieto and the Institutional Revolutionary Party look primed to return to power in Sunday’s elections. The party was swept from power when the unpopular Vicente Fox was removed in elections more than a decade ago. Now Mexicans say that while the PRI wasn’t always popular, it has proven to be better than the alternative. “The PRI always looked after the people even if their ways were not always right,” 36-year-old factory worker Eduardo Martinez told reporters. “You have to understand this is Mexico,” Martinez said. “They all rob; they all steal. But if Peña can bring more jobs and more security, he will win.”

June 30, 2012 12:39 PM