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AMLO Gets Rid of Daylight Savings Time to Return to God’s

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) signed an initiative on Tuesday, July 5, eliminating Daylight Savings Time (DST) in order “to not compete with people’s biological clock and to return to ‘God’s clock’.” That initiative was then sent to the Mexican Congress to be approved. Noting that the economic gains resulting from DST were minimal compared

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AMLO Makes Video Appearance at Press Conference

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Despite having confirmed one day earlier that he had contracted the covid-19 virus for a second time, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) made a cameo appearance on the daily presidential press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 11, via a video. On the video, AMLO reported that he was feeling generally well, with only

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Censureship and Scandal in Mexico’s Foreign Service

By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER It’s a well-known fact of life: What starts out badly inevitably ends up worse. In the case of Mexico’s now-globally spotlighted Foreign Relations Secretariat (SRE), it all began on Saturday, Aug. 7, with the abrupt and unjustified dismissal of renowned author and historian Jorge F. Hernández from his post as the cultural attaché of Mexico’s embassy

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Alcocer, Herrera Face Criminal Complaints over Drug Shortages

By KELIN DILLON After much controversy over the subject, Mexico’s Secretary of Health Jorge Alcocer, former Secretary of the Treasury Arturo Herrera, and head of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) Thalía Lagunas are facing criminal complaints of contempt with the country’s Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) over their role in failing to deliver life-saving drugs to

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