11 Facts About Felipe Calderon

1. Felipe Calderon served as a representative in the Federal Chamber of Deputies, which is a little like the House of Representatives in United States Politics.

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2. Felipe Calderon became the PAN's secretary-general in 1993 when his political mentor, Carlos Castillo Peraza, assumed the party presidency.

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3. Felipe Calderon points out that his administration went after entire organizations—such as Los Zetas and La Familia Michoacana—not just the leaders.

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4. Felipe Calderon said it was a way of restoring the "rule of law" in Mexico.

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5. Felipe Calderon has no regrets about his bloody war against Mexico's cartels.

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6. Felipe Calderon created the largest number of universities in the history of Mexico.

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7. Felipe Calderon was president of the PAN's youth movement in his early twenties.

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8. The elder Felipe Calderon occupied state posts and served a term as federal deputy.

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9. In 2007, Felipe Calderon established ProMexico, a public trust fund that promotes Mexico's interests in international trade and investment.

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10. Felipe Calderon sanctioned Operation Michoacan, the first large-scale deployment of federal troops against the drug cartels.

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11. Felipe Calderon served as National President of the party, Federal Deputy, and Secretary of Energy in Vicente Fox's cabinet.

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