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Maya Train Project Chugs Along Full Speed Ahead, Despite Opposition

By RICARDO CASTILLO No doubt about it, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) Tren Maya tourist train project is a go. But opposition to AMLO’s “pharaonic” endeavor is hopelessly trying to get its progress suspended, or outright dumped, to no avail. The train is a go, but there are still opponents to it, stemming out of two fronts. Note

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Can the EZLN Stop AMLO’s Tren Maya?

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     After a quarter-century hiatus from the eye of the global media, one of the country’s most enigmatic and controversial political entities, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), has returned to the public spotlight as one of newly instated Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) most unexpected and vocal nemeses. The far-left EZLN, which began as a

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