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  • In México economy: For executives, AMLO fear factor has created investment paralysis   

    In México economy: For executives, AMLO fear factor has created investment paralysis  

    They’re watching the president closely amid uncertainty about what he might do next   by Mexico News Daily   Fear and uncertainty about the policy agenda of President López Obrador are paralyzing investment, according to high-ranking business executives who spoke to the news agency Bloomberg. A report published today said that about half a dozen

  • López Obrador will go after El Chapo’s assets; ‘they belong to Mexico’

    López Obrador will go after El Chapo’s assets; ‘they belong to Mexico’

    But US lawmakers also have their eyes on the money—if there is any   by the El Reportero’s wire services   President López Obrador will seek to seize the assets of former drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, although some United States lawmakers have already got their eyes on the loot. A United States federal

  • CDMX, state authorities  won’t comply with court order that tightens air quality standands

    CDMX, state authorities won’t comply with court order that tightens air quality standands

    Meeting the standard won by Greenpeace would generate ‘economic and social stress’ by Mexico News Daily Authorities in Mexico City and México state have announced that they won’t comply with a court order to issue an environmental warning when pollution exceeds 100 points on the air quality index because it would cause “economic and social

  • Bill to protect ‘dreamers’ and offer a path to citizenship passes the House

    Bill to protect ‘dreamers’ and offer a path to citizenship passes the House

    by the El Reportero’s news services Democrats passed a bill on Tuesday that will offer protection and a path to citizenship to about 2.5 million “dreamers” who were brought to the US as children, and which President Donald Trump had intended to remove. The bill, which passed 237 to 187, with seven Republicans voting yes,

  • No celebration for the mothers of the missing, who are marching in 23 cities

    No celebration for the mothers of the missing, who are marching in 23 cities

    Eighth annual National Dignity March is for 40,000 moms of missing children by Mexico News Daily It’s Mother’s Day in Mexico but 40,000 moms whose sons and daughters are missing have nothing to celebrate. Thousands of mothers of the missing will march in at least 23 cities today to draw attention to their ongoing struggle

  • Editor receives death threats after AMLO renews criticism of newspaper

    Editor receives death threats after AMLO renews criticism of newspaper

    After president criticized publication of his home address, Reforma’s editor became a target by Mexico News Daily The editor of a major newspaper has received death threats after President López Obrador once again criticized the Mexico City-based broadsheet. Earlier this week, the newspaper Reforma published a story about the beefing up of security at López

  • López Obrador y Aparicio en la lista de Time de las 100 personas más influyentes

    López Obrador y Aparicio en la lista de Time de las 100 personas más influyentes

    El presidente y la nominada al Premio de la Academia se unen al Papa Francisco, Donald Trump y otros notables por Mexico News Daily El presidente López Obrador y la actriz nominada al Oscar Yalitza Aparicio se encuentran entre las “100 personas más influyentes de 2019” de la revista Time. Los dos mexicanos aparecen junto

  • Cost of violence rose 10 percent last year to 5 trillion pesos: Mexico Peace Index

    Cost of violence rose 10 percent last year to 5 trillion pesos: Mexico Peace Index

    ‘Peacefulness’ declined by 5 percent, the third consecutive year of declines by Mexico News Daily The economic impact of violence in Mexico increased by 10% last year to 5.16 trillion pesos (US $268 billion), according to a global think tank. The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) said in its report Mexico Peace Index 2019 (MPI) that

  • ‘Nowhere to hold them’: exhausted migrants crowded under a bridge in Texas

    ‘Nowhere to hold them’: exhausted migrants crowded under a bridge in Texas

    The border agency, with no room elsewhere, has resorted to using an outdoor fenced space as a ‘transitional shelter’ by Edwin Delgado Every day, thousands of people cross the Paso del Norte bridge between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. For the past two days, the small shaded area underneath the bridge has also

  • Opposition gives Ortega six days to accept elections

    Opposition gives Ortega six days to accept elections

    by Donaldo Hernández VOA MANAGUA – Negotiations between the opposition Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy and the government of President Daniel Ortega are at their most tense, because the president has not ruled on the demand of various sectors to accept the advance of elections to solve the socio-political crisis that is almost one