Foreign News: Looming President

Most Mexicans decided last week that they know who will be their president in 1928. They decided when the Mexican Chamber passed 199 to 7, last week, a bill permitting the re-election of former Mexican presidents, providing that one presidential term elapses between the end of their tenure of office and their reelection. This measure was rushed through by the friends of onetime President Alvaro Obregon. He and President Calles are the twin political idols of the anticlerical faction now in power. Presumably the bill passed by the Chamber last week will be...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!