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AMLO Gives New Meaning to the Phrase ‘Brotherly Love’

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Among the myriad of self-ordained unofficial titles that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has acquired over his so-far two-and-a-half-year-term of office is that of clergy-in-chief. Indeed, it is not uncommon for the president to transition his daily political bully pulpit into a religious pulpit during his two-hour-long morning press conferences. And one of his favorite

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AMLO vs the Media, or Vice Versa

By RICARDO CASTILLO Over the past week, the ultra-conservative daily Mexican newspaper Reforma has been stabbing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) with a wooden knife. In Mexican journalism, it is deemed that wooden knives do not penetrate deep enough to kill you, but for sure getting “stabbed” with one is a nagging nuisance. Persons who criticize politicians use the

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