INE Presents Jumbo Budget for Deputies’ Approval

INE Presents Jumbo Budget for Deputies’ Approval

By RICARDO CASTILLO … The National Electoral Institute is asking Congress for 12.5 billion pesos to hold clean elections in 2020, but some people are baulking at that sum…

Mexican Education Bill Gets Lower House Approval

Mexican Education Bill Gets Lower House Approval

By RICARDO CASTILLO     After a long and weary debate on the night of Wednesday, April 24, that extended into the wee hours of Thursday, April 25, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies voted to abolish the Education Reform “imposed” by former President Enrique Peña Nieto in 2013. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) celebrated the backing he received … Continue reading “Mexican Education Bill Gets Lower House Approval”

AMLO Slays Mexico’s Education Reform with the Stroke of a Memo

AMLO Slays Mexico’s Education Reform with the Stroke of a Memo

By RICARDO CASTILLO     The outraged protests against a memorandum issued on April 16 by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) that eliminated the country’s ill-fated Education Reform has been massive, to put it mildly. Critics have called the memorandum “unconstitutional” and claim that AMLO stepped out of bounds and has entered the country into … Continue reading “AMLO Slays Mexico’s Education Reform with the Stroke of a Memo”