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Senate Prunes Morena’s ‘Plan B’ Reform as Opposition Cries Foul

By KELIN DILLON While Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial ‘plan b’ electoral reform may have only passed through the Chamber of Deputies due to added provisions requested by the National Regeneration Movement’s (Morena) allies the Green Party (PVEM) and the Labor Party (PT), the reform’s senatorial debate during the Mexican Senate’s Monday, Dec. 12, session saw some

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‘Plan B’ Braces for Backlash from Private Sector, Opposition Parties

By KELIN DILLON While Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) National Regeneration Movement (Morena) managed to squeeze its controversial ‘plan b’ electoral reforms into passage by the Chamber of Deputies thanks to a last-minute legislative presentation and vote on the matter in the early hours of Wednesday, Dec. 7, Morena’s fast-tracked course of action has received major backlash from

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Morena Aims to Eliminate Mexico’s National Electoral Institute

By MARK LORENZANA Deputies of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) on Tuesday, Oct. 25, began the legislative process for the electoral reform that seeks to eliminate Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), which would be replaced by another smaller body whose councilors would be elected by popular vote at the polls. The proposal seeks

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Deputies to File Complaint with Attorney General Due to Vaccine Expiry

By MARK LORENZANA Deputies from three Mexican political parties — the conservative National Action Party (PAN), the centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the Citizens’ Movement (MC) — are set to file an official complaint with Mexico’s Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) for the expiry and wastage of more than 5 million covid-19 vaccines. On Saturday, Sept. 25, Mexican daily

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Santiago Creel, Alejandro Armenta Voted as Congress, Senate Presidents

By MARK LORENZANA The plenary session of Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, Aug. 31, ratified the appointment of Santiago Creel as president of the board of directors of the legislative precinct of San Lázaro, while Alejandro Armenta was elected as president of the Mexican Senate. Creel, of the conservative National Action Party (PAN), was elected unanimously as president of

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