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AMLO’s ‘Corcholatas’ Begin Campaign Posturing

OPINION By MARK LORENZANA Veteran Mexican-American journalist Jorge Ramos, in an article for the now-defunct U.S. political and opinion website Splinter, wrote about the curious Mexican political custom of “el dedazo,” which, when translated roughly, means “to point a finger.” “As a young man, I was obsessed with the political phenomenon of ‘el dedazo’ in Mexico. It didn’t make sense

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Sheinbaum Investigated for Alleged Early Campaigning

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, who earlier this week contracted covid-19 for the second time, has been formally investigated by the National Electoral Institute (INE) for allegedly engaging in early campaigning for the June 7, 2024, Mexican presidential elections. Through an official letter, the INE asked Sheinbaum on Thursday, June 16, to clarify if she is to

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