Tag Archives: Javier May

Head of Fonatur Says Tren Maya Profits Will Pay for Increased Pensions

By MARK LORENZANA Javier May, director of Mexico’s National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur), promised residents from the town of Pomuch in the southeast Mexican state of Campeche that the profits from the Tren Maya — one of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial pet megaprojects — will be used to increase pension payments to senior citizens.

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Only Handful of Mexican Officials Declare Assets Ahead of Deadline

By KELIN DILLON With only eight days left until the May 31 deadline for all public servants of Mexico’s federal government to submit a declaration of their assets, only five of the 19 secretaries of states have fulfilled said obligation, with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) yet to do so himself. The General Law of Responsibilities requires all federal

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO A Divided Women’s Movement On the eve of Mexico’s March 9 feminist work stoppage by all the women who want to participate, the cadre of invisible “collectives” have been joined by an apparent “fifth column,” the anti-abortionists, who now claim that this movement “underrates” women. (In military terminology, a fifth column is an infiltration of enemy troops

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