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All Mexican Schools, Public and Private, Must Use Controversial New Study Plan

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Just three days after introducing its controversial new public education plan — which prioritizes political indoctrination over academic study — and promising that it would initially only be used as a pilot program in 1,000 public schools, the administration of Mexico’s leftist president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) .on Friday, Aug. 19, announced that, instead, it will

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The Struggle of Mexico’s Indigenous Yaqui Communities

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — In the southwest corner of Mexico’s northern state of Sonora, the remnants of one of the country’s oldest ethnic groups can still be found: the Yaqui people, who despite a tumultuous relationship with the government throughout modern Mexican history, have remained standing and constantly fighting for their land and basic human rights. The indigenous group,

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AMLO Gives Armed Forces Control of New Customs Agency

By KELIN DILLON In his press conference on the morning of Thursday, July 15, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced that the country’s Armed Forces will be taking control of the newly created National Customs Agency of Mexico (ANAM), with the transition set to happen within the next 180 days. “We are going to strengthen land and maritime

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Mexico’s Government Abandons Its Disabled Community

By KELIN DILLON In the two years of the current presidential administration, Mexico’s government only gave out scholarships to 10 percent of its disabled population, while cutting millions of pesos in funding from the organization that defends their human rights, leaving the country’s disabled community hung out to dry amid the devastating covid-19 pandemic. According to the National Institute of

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