The Latin Business Association, in partnership with C.O.F.E.M., The US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Statewide Sponsor Southwest Airlines and Sponsors SuKarne, Univision 34, ClearChannel and Municipal Energy Solutions proudly presented:

Listen To Audio Introducing the Presidential Candidates’ Representatives and the Candidates’ Platforms
Mexico Presidential Debates Part 1
Mexico Presidential Debates Part 2

The 2012 Mexico Presidential Debates:
A Celebration of Mexican Democracy
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

11:00 AM to 2:30PM

at Plaza Mexico

3100 E. Imperial Highway
Lynwood, CA 90262
Tel: (310) 631-6789

Admission: Free to the Public!

The LBA presented this event as a community service to educate the public in US-Mexico affairs such as: How will the new president work with the United States on border and international trade issues, drugs interdiction, business and the economy, immigration and more!

The LBA would like to express our appreciation to all those who took time to attend and participate in this debate event that covered vital issues facing both Mexico and the US in the coming years and contained impassioned discussions by all the canidates’ representatives and many members of the audience during the Q&A session. Watch for details about the 2012 Mexico Presidential Debates coming soon!


  • For Candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota- PAN: Congressman Gaston Luken
  • For Candidate Enrique Pena Nieto- PRI: Arnulfo Vadivia Machuca
  • For Candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador- PRD: Enrique Collado Heredia
  • Panelists:

  • Steve Gregory- Reporter, KFI Radio AM640
  • Marisol Guerra- Student Journalist- Long Beach City College
  • Debate Agenda:

    11:00 AM- Private VIP Reception for Debaters and Sponsors
    11:45 AM- Debate Opening- with Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Dignitaries by Ruben Guerra, Chairman & CEO, Latin Business Association
    12:00 PM- Introduction of Debate Moderator David Cruz from KTLK AM1150
    12:10 PM- Introduction of Debaters and Panelists by Moderator David Cruz
    12:30 PM- Opening Remarks by Debaters
    12:40 PM- 12 to 15 Questions by Panelists- Order by Draw
    1:30 PM- Q&A Session for Audience
    2:00 PM- Closing Remarks from Debaters

    LBA Partners

  • C.O.F.E.M. and US/Mexico Chamber of Commerce are LBA Community Partners. Read about LBA Community Partners
  • Clear Channel and Su Karne are LBA Corporate Partners. Read about LBA Corporate Partners
  • Clear Channel Radio and Univision 34 Los Angeles are LBA Media Partners. Read about LBA Media Partners
  • Debate Moderator David Cruz, CEO of LBA Media Partner BrightFlash Media and a member of the LBA Board of Directors is the host of new KTLK 1150AM Evening Commute Talk Program “The David Cruz Show”. Read the LBA Press Release LBA Drives Creation of New Los Angeles Radio Program