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Energizer Helps Mexicans Recharge Their Batteries This Season

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Sure, we all know that when it comes to getting that emergency flashlight in good working order before a family camping trip or making Junior’s toy race car hit the parquet floors with full force, there is nothing more reliable than a pair of good old Energizer batteries. Energizer, which has been lighting the way for TV

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72 Percent of Mexico under Cartels, according to Guacamaya Leaks

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Based on the Guacamaya Leaks — a collection of over 4 million confidential Mexican government documents that were released in early October by a group of national hackers exposing how the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been monitoring journalists using Israeli Pegasus spyware and how the military under his regime sold arms to

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Failed Arbitration with Canada Cost CFE $85 Million

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Mexico’s state-owned Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) lost an international arbitration case last year against Canada’s ATCO Ltd and had to pay compensation of more than $85 million, according to three people familiar with the matter. Although the case involved the construction of a gas pipeline that had been contracted by the previous administration, it shows the type

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Mexico Prepares to Celebrate 212 Years of Independence

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     During the 300 years of Spanish rule following Hernán Cortés’ conquest of Tenochtitlán in 1521, the people of Mexico suffered the indignities of imported smallpox epidemics, forced labor and imposed religious conversions. The disenfranchised indigenous Mexica, Maya, Zapotec and Toltec civilizations were stripped of their heritage and land, and what properties were not claimed by the viceroys

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At Least 18 Dead in Tamaulipas Highway Crash

XINHUA At least 18 people were killed Saturday, Sept. 10, when a tanker truck carrying fuel collided with a bus, catching fire on a highway in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, the state’s Attorney General’s Office reported. The bus belonged to the Castanuelas Tours Company and was traveling from the municipality of Huejutla when the accident occurred on Kilometer 67

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59 Mayors Murdered so Far under AMLO Administration

PULSE NEWS MEXICO With the shooting death of Noé Ornelas Sanguino, mayor of the town of Villa Jiménez, in the northwestern Mexican state of Michoacán, whose body was found on an abandoned stretch of highway on Monday, June 27, there have been at least 59 mayors and municipal alderman murdered so far under the administration of President Andrés Manuel López

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