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If Only Wishing Made It So

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Over the weekend, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) paid a visit to the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, home of infamous drug lord and founder of the Sinaloa Cartel Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, currently in a U.S. high-security prison on 17 counts of homicide, drug trafficking, conspiracy, organized crime against health, money laundering, homicide and

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Two More Mexican Journalists Killed, Raising Tab to 11 so Far This Year

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Just four days after the body of Sinaloa website news reporter Luis Enrique Ramírez Ramos was discovered on a dirt road in Culiacán, two more Mexican journalists were killed on Monday, May 9, in the coastal town of Cosoleacaque, Veracruz. Reporters Yesenia Mollinedo Falconi and Sheila Johana García Olivera, both from the news portal

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Ninth Journalist Killed This Year in Mexico

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF  Luis Enrique Ramírez Ramos, whose body was discovered on Thursday, May 5, on a dirt road near Culiacán, Sinaloa, became the ninth journalist killed so far this year in Mexico. Remírez Ramos’s body was discovered wrapped in black plastic. He reportedly died from multiple blows to the head. Ramírez Ramos’ news website, “Fuentes Fidedignas,”

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UN High Commissioner Echoes Concern for Mexican Journalists

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF After Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded Friday, March 11, to the European Parliament’s appeals for him to protect journalists by calling them “sheep” and “interventionists,” United Nations High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet echoed the European lawmakers, saying that “the levels of violence experienced by Mexican journalists are alarming” and openly criticizing the

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European Parliament Calls on AMLO to Protect Journalists

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The European Parliament on Thursday, March 10, called on the Mexican government to guarantee the protection of journalists and human rights defenders, noting that this year alone, seven reporters have already been murdered in the country. In a resolution passed with 607 votes in favor, 2 against, and 73 abstentions, the European Parliament expressed

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The Real Perpetrator behind the Murders of Mexico’s Journalists

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS On Thursday, Feb. 10, yet another Mexican journalist was murdered, the fifth so far this year, and the 50th since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) took office three years ago. Heber López, from the internet news site Noticias Web in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, was shot dead in broad daylight as he left his office Thursday

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