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Sale of Mexican Artifact Suspended in Austria

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The auction of a Pre-Columbian archaeological artifact, which was slated to go on the block at Vienna’s Zacke Gallery on Friday, March 11, was suspended this week thanks to the intervention of the Mexican government, the Austrian Embassy in Mexico announced on Thursday, March 10. The item, a carved stone ballgame yoke presumably from

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AMLO Calls Austrian President Selfish, Anticultural

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Not content to have offended Panama last week by having likened its foreign minister to the Spanish Inquisition for rejecting his proposed ambassador, disgraced university professor and accused sexual assailant Pedro Salmerón Sanginés, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — always the diplomat (NOT) — insulted the government of Austria on Monday, Feb. 7, calling it “selfish”

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Salazar, 16 Other Envoys Present Diplomatic Credentials

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF U.S. envoy Ken Salazar, along with 16 other then-ambassador-designates, presented diplomatic credentials to Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) in a solemn ceremony at the National Palace on Tuesday, Sept. 14, just three days after Salazar’s arrival in the country. After the ceremony, in which Salazar was the last to present credentials due

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Austria Fêtes National Day Virtually

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Monday, Oct. 26, is Austria’s official national day, but because of the still-surging covid-19 pandemic, Austrian Ambassador to Mexico Franz Josef Kuglitsch and his wife Maria Kuglitsch will not be offering their traditional diplomatic reception to mark the day this year. Notwithstanding, Kuglitsch, who will be retiring and returning home to Vienna in January, did send out

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Internal Politics Aside, Austria Seeking Increased Ties with Mexico

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     Less than a month after a contentious snap election spurred by a major corruption scandal, Austria’s still-de facto Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his conservative, Christian-democratic People’s Party are in the midst of cautiously measuring potential new alliances, wavering between a weakened far-right Freedom Party (Kurz’s former partner, which was at the heart of the scandal and nearly

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