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Israeli Embassy in Mexico Vandalized by Ayotzinapa Protesters

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The Israeli Embassy in Mexico was vandalized late Wednesday, Sept. 21, during what started off as a peaceful protest by family members and supporters of 43 missing Ayotzinapa rural teacher’s college students who disappeared in the coastal state of Guerrero in 2014. The protest was organized just days before the eighth anniversary of the students’ disappearance and

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Israeli Embassy Hosts Couture Diplomacy Catwalk

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS In an innovative act of couture diplomacy, the Israeli Embassy in Mexico hosted the first-ever Israel Fashion Mexico parade at the Monte Sinai Cultural Center in the Mexico City municipality of Cuajimalpa on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 6. The event, which was part of the embassy’s ongoing celebration of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations, included

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Ebrard Wants to Extradite Zerón from Israel over Ayotzinapa Case

By KELIN DILLON Following the apprehension of former Mexican Federal Attorney General (FGR) Jesús Murillo Karam on Friday, Aug. 19, for his purported role in covering up the still-unsolved disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students in 2014, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Relations Marcelo Ebrard announced his intention to go after the former head of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) Tomás Zerón

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Building a Competitive North America on the Existing Foundation

OPINION By JERRY HAAR Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* The second decade of the 21st century increasingly mirrors the world’s political and economic environment of a century before when nationalism, protectionism and isolationism occupied center stage in the global political economy. The key drivers of economic growth and development — neoliberal economic policies and free market-oriented institutional

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Jewish Dance Company Celebrates 50 Years with Gala Performance

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The Mexican Jewish dance company Anajnu Veatem (which, in Hebrew, means “We and You”) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, and to commemorate the occasion, the group will perform a powerful kaleidoscope of traditional Israeli dances at Mexico City’s Guillermina Bravo Dance Theater from from Thursday, July 28, to Sunday, July 31. The performances will constitute

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