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  • López Obrador vows to sign accord that he won’t seek another term

    López Obrador vows to sign accord that he won’t seek another term

    Opposition claimed constitutional change would let the president run again by Mexico News Daily President López Obrador vowed today to sign a declaration that he will not seek another term in office after opposition lawmakers said that a constitutional change allowing for a referendum to cut short the six-year presidential term opened the door to

  • 6 years after citizens rose up in arms, it’s even worse now in Michoacán

    6 years after citizens rose up in arms, it’s even worse now in Michoacán

    Crime rates are way up as Los Viagras battle with the Jalisco New Generation cartel by Mexico News Daily Six years after citizens staged an uprising against Los Caballeros Templarios cartel and other criminal groups in the Tierra Caliente of Michoacán, violent crime in the region and state is even worse. Figures for intentional homicides,

  • IN MEXICO: Refineries showing some signs of life as production numbers rise

    IN MEXICO: Refineries showing some signs of life as production numbers rise

    Crude oil processing, fuel production showing increases by Mexico News Daily Mexico’s six petroleum refineries are showing new signs of life: fuel production and crude processing capacity are up and unscheduled stoppages have been reduced to zero. State oil sector reports seen by the newspaper El Universal show that production of regular and premium gasoline

  • AMLO attacks his predecessors for ‘pillage’ during ‘neoliberal period’

    AMLO attacks his predecessors for ‘pillage’ during ‘neoliberal period’

    Looting began with Salinas, the president charged, calling him ‘the father of modern inequality’ by Mexico News Daily President Andrés Manuel López Obrador delivered a scathing attack on five past presidents yesterday and Wednesday, accusing them of “pillage” during the “neoliberal period” of the past 30 years. He also said that the Mexican people could

  • El Chapo Guzmán found guilty after 3-month trial for drug trafficking

    El Chapo Guzmán found guilty after 3-month trial for drug trafficking

    The jury deliberated for six days but reached a unanimous decision in the end by Mexico News Daily After six days of deliberations, the jury has found Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, former leader of the notorious Sinaloa Cartel, guilty of drug trafficking. The unanimous verdict was announced today, bringing to an end a three-month trial

  • ‘No more migrants:’ Coahuila at maximum capacity, governor says

    ‘No more migrants:’ Coahuila at maximum capacity, governor says

    They should go to other states because Coahuila’s border is overwhelmed, said Riquelme governador of Coahuila by Mexico News Daily The governor of Coahuila has declared that no more migrants will be allowed into the state as thousands of Central Americans continue their journey through Mexico to the United States. “We’re at maximum capacity,” Miguel

  • AMLO slams Fitch ratings agency ‘hypocrisy’ for Pemex downgrade

    AMLO slams Fitch ratings agency ‘hypocrisy’ for Pemex downgrade

    President says corruption is over and that investors with ethics know that Pemex is a solid company by Mexico News Daily President López Obrador has slammed the Fitch ratings agency after it downgraded the credit rating of the state oil company yesterday to just above junk status. Fitch cut Pemex’s Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) for

  • Russia and key allies vow to stand by Maduro in Venezuela crisis

    Russia and key allies vow to stand by Maduro in Venezuela crisis

    Vladimir Putin offers support to Venezuelan leader in crisis ‘provoked by abroad’ by Andrew Roth, Lily Kuo, David Agren, Ed Augustin, Peter Walker and agencies Key allies of Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro, led by Russia and China, have warned the US not to intervene in support of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempt to

  • It’s like 1984′: Venezuela targets human rights defenders

    It’s like 1984′: Venezuela targets human rights defenders

    Amid Venezuela’s collapse, Nicolás Maduro has locked up those accused of criticizing his regime – often without due process by Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá Geraldine Chacón, a 24-year-old lawyer from Caracas, went four months without seeing the sun while a prisoner in the Helicoide, the feared hillside prison complex administered by Venezuela’s secret police,

  • ‘I’m in despair’: a mother and village mourn Guatemalan boy’s death in US

    ‘I’m in despair’: a mother and village mourn Guatemalan boy’s death in US

    Felipe Gómez Alonzo and his father left their modest mountain home with dreams of a new life. Now a community is grieving by Sofia Menchú in Yalambojoch and José Alejandro García From outside the flimsy two-bedroom shack, the sound of weeping could be heard as Catarina Alonzo mourned her eight-year old son. Early in December,