Tag Archives: Ciro Gómez Leyva

AMLO’s Daily Tirades against Journalists Are Putting Them in Harm’s Way

OPINION By MARK LORENZANA In February of this year, the San Diego Union-Tribune published an editorial criticizing Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), saying his “rhetoric will get more journalists killed.” Specifically, the Union-Tribune editorial zeroed in on López Obrador’s penchant for labeling journalists — especially journalists who criticize AMLO and his administration — as “thugs,” “mercenaries” and “sellouts.”

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Mexican News Anchor Attacked after Being Singled Out by AMLO

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Renowned Mexican Imagen Televisión news anchor Ciro Gómez Leyva was attacked by two gunmen late Thursday, Dec. 17, just one day after President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) verbally assaulted him during his daily press conference. Gómez Leyva was shot at while in his armored SUV, at about 11:10 p.m. Thursday night, just 200 meters from his

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO Additional Tag-ons to the USMCA No sooner had U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to the House of Representatives for a vote on Friday, Dec. 13, than Democratic Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MA) introduced initiative HR5430, which tags five U.S. inspectors to oversee union elections in private companies in Mexico. Immediately, Mexico’s USMCA

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AMLO’s Stance on Venezuela: Yes to Mediation, No to Intervention

By RICARDO CASTILLO     As the internal conflict inside Venezuela grows on a daily basis, the numbers of voices in Mexico pleading with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to declare himself in support of the cause of the now-enormous number of nations (and columnists in Mexico) favoring self-appointed “substitute President” Juan Guaidó over ruling President Nicolás Maduro. On Monday, Feb.

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