- lime ahogar or apagar la cal to slake lime a la cal (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) , una pared pintada a la cal a whitewashed wall cerrar algo a cal y canto to close sth firmly o/or tight de cal y canto (de piedra) stone (delante del nombre/before noun) (sólido) firm, strong [convicción] firm una de cal y otra de arena (España/Spain) something nice followed by something less pleasant tienes que aceptar que aquí te dan una de cal y otra de arena you have to learn to take the rough with the smooth here
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The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.