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Puebla Governor Dead at Age 63

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Puebla Governor Miguel Barbosa died on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at age 63 from unknown causes. Barbosa, a leftist firebrand member of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party who came to office after a mysterious helicopter crash in late December 2018 killed Martha Erika Alonso, the woman who had run against him and

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As Violence Rate Declines across Latin America, Mexico’s Continues to Rise

By KELIN DILLON According to a new report released by the Small Arms Survey, an organization based out of Geneva with a specialization in tracking violent deaths around the world, Mexico is the only nation in Latin America that’s regressed in its pursuit of peacefulness, growing from 10.7 murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004 to more than triple that –

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Former Mexican President Echeverría Dead at Age 100

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Former Mexican President Luis Echeverría Álvarez, who served as the country’s head of state from 1970 to 1976, died on Friday, July 8, at home in his sleep, sources close to his family reported Saturday, July 9. Echeverría, who was a populist president from the centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) turned 100 on Jan.17. On Nov. 14,

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Supreme Court Sets Date for Gertz’s Brother’s Case

By KELIN DILLON On Monday, Feb. 28, Mexico’s Supreme Court (SCJN) finally decided upon a date to discuss the case of Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) Alejandro Gertz Manero’s deceased brother, Federico Gertz, whose death has caused has caused repeated controversy among Gertz and his extended family, with the case now set for SCJN intervention on March 14. The

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Famed ‘La Bikina’ Composer Dead at Age 95

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexican composer Rubén Fuentes Gasson, best known for his popular songs “La Bikina” and “El Son de la Negra,” died Saturday, Feb. 5, in hospital at age 95, from natural causes. Over his seven-decade career, Fuentes Gasson recorded more than 300 songs, according to the Society of Authors and Composers of Mexico (SACM). A

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