Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León presidency. Devaluation of new peso leads to investor panic and near-economic collapse. massive foreign intervention required to stabilize situation. Military action against Zapatistas results in stalemate. Former President Salinas leaves country in disgrace amid charges of corruption and possible involvement in series of assassinations.
1 Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan (Móra): habitational name from any of the places named Mora, in some cases from mora ‘mulberry’ (Late Latin mora, originally the plural of classical Latin morum).2 Occitan and Catalan (Morà): from Morandus, an old personal name of uncertain derivation and meaning.3 Italian: topographic name from Old Italian mora ‘pile of stones’.