Tag Archives: El Economista

CompraNet Website Suspension Opens Door to More Corruption

By MARK LORENZANA Anticorruption and transparency groups, business and political organizations, journalists and concerned individuals in Mexico have all called on the government of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to restore the public-information system CompraNet, which has been “temporarily suspended” since Friday, July 15. CompraNet is an information system in Mexico through which citizens can openly search about

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The Misguided Quixote: AMLO Against the World

By KELIN DILLON Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), incensed by District Judge Juan Pablo Gómez Fierro’s suspension of his controversial reform to Mexico’s electricity sector the previous day, launched a public tirade against anyone and everyone he deemed his enemies, ranging from foreign countries to his own presidential predecessors, during his daily press conference on the morning of

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A Day Without Women

By RICARDO CASTILLO It was never supposed to turn into a free-for-all political power grab, but it did. A week ago, various feminist organizations issued a summons a total stoppage of female activities on Monday, March 9. The plan was made official by a group called Witches of the Sea, located in the state of Veracruz. On Feb 18, an

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