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International Medical Specialists to Receive 53,569 Pesos per Month

By KELIN DILLON Less than a week after Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) General Director Zoé Robledo announced that Mexico would be hiring 749 international medical specialists to come and work in rural areas of the country, Robledo revealed during a press conference on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 8., that each of these contracted specialists will be paid 53,569

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Navigating Mexico: Independent Indigenous Communities

By JUAN DE JESÚS BREENE In 421 municipalities across Mexico, the Constitution is in effect, but federal and state statutes do not necessarily apply. These independent communities, made up primarily of indigenous people, are allowed, due to a change in the Mexican Constitution in the late 1990s, to self-govern with the official designation as a “community of traditions and customs.”

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Mexico’s Elimination of Full-Time School Program Draws Backlash

By KELIN DILLON Just days after Mexico’s Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) announced the end of the federal government’s Full-Time School program – which provided educational support, additional class hours, and hot food to 3.6 million of the nation’s most impoverished children throughout some 27,000 schools around the nation – in favor of funding infrastructure projects, the controversial move has

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Morena: A Rebirth of Mexican Politics

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — The democratic political life of Mexico, as in many other Latin American nations, is relatively young. In the last decade, a new chapter began in the construction of Mexican politics after the sudden arrival to the presidency of a newly created party. Breaking through and eventually displacing the parties that historically held political hegemony

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AMLO to Legalize Undocumented Vehicles

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced Saturday, Oct. 16, that his government will begin legalizing undocumented vehicles (mostly, imported from the United States without appropriate permissions) in the country’s northern border states of Baja California, Chihuahua, Sonora, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Baja California Sur. Each car owner will be required to

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Mexico’s Morena Gains Ground on Gubernatorial Front

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS While Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) lost his partisan stranglehold of Congress in the Sunday, June 6, midterm elections, thus limiting his ability to ram through initiatives and rewrite the constitution on a whim, his leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party apparently gained territory on the gubernatorial front, winning 11 of 15 slots, according to

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