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PAN: Sheinbaum Should Get to Work, Not Promote Herself

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico City Governor Claudia Sheinbaum should buckle down to work and stop the illegal early campaigning, demanded Kenia López Rabadán, deputy coordinator of the conservative National Action Party (PAN) caucus in the Mexican Senate. On Friday, July 1, Sheinbaum flew to the southeast Mexican state of Tabasco where her party mate, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

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Opposition Bloc Demands Change in AMLO Security Plan

By MARK LORENZANA The public-security strategy of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) is facing a possible review in the Mexican Senate, and the opposition bloc is demanding changes in the fight against organized crime, chief among them strengthening the state police and creating a professional civilian body in charge of public security. Damián Zepeda, a senator from the conservative National

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Alleged Mastermind for Murder of Cecilia Monzón Arrested

By MARK LORENZANA Javier López Zavala, former secretary of the government under Mario Marín, who served as the governor of the central Mexican state of Puebla, was arrested Monday, June 6, in connection to the murder of longtime Mexican human rights worker and legal defender Cecilia Monzón. López Zavala is the ex-husband of Monzón. Monzón was shot dead in front

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