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The Great Green Party Horse Trade at San Lázaro

By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER The integration of all the federal deputies of Mexico’s Green Party (PVEM) into President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party, with the subsequent disappearance of the party as a whole, would, if it were to come to pass (and it very well might), constitute the biggest fraud against the nation’s electorate

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Mexico’s Referendum Results Keep Getting Uglier

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It was bad enough that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) much-touted public consulta (referendum) on Sunday, Aug. 1, to decide whether to prosecute his predecessors for their alleged misdeeds was a total disaster in terms of turnout (early estimates put eligible voter participation at between 7.07 and 7.74 percent; the final count was 7.11 percent),

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Rejected Would-Be Parties Will Sue

By RICARDO CASTILLO Although only one out of seven new applications for registration as a political party was accepted last Friday, Sept. 5, by Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), that does not mean the quest for registration is over for those dissatisfied with the decision. The only party admitted for registration was the Solidary Encounter Party (PES). Three of the

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