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AMLO Snubs AIFA, Prefers to Fly from AICM

By MARK LORENZANA Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has not used the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) — one of his controversial pet megaprojects — more than six months after its inauguration. In a review by Mexican daily newspaper Reforma of AIFA operations and presidential tours, on at least a dozen occasions, López Obrador has preferred to travel through

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Head of Fonatur Says Tren Maya Profits Will Pay for Increased Pensions

By MARK LORENZANA Javier May, director of Mexico’s National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur), promised residents from the town of Pomuch in the southeast Mexican state of Campeche that the profits from the Tren Maya — one of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial pet megaprojects — will be used to increase pension payments to senior citizens.

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