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AMLO Orders Security Secretariat to Ignore Supreme Court Ruling

PULSE NEWS MEXICO One day after Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) ruled against his jail-no-bail policy to imprison anyone charged with white-collar crimes, such as embezzlement or tax evasion, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) on Friday, Nov. 23, ordered his Security and Citizen Protection Secretariat (SSPC) to disobey the mandates of judges, calling the ruling “an act

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Mexican Bar Association Demands AMLO Respect Judiciary

By MARK LORENZANA The Mexican Bar Association (BMA) has asked Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to stop threatening judges who rule against his government plans. Through a public statement signed by its president, Claudia de Buen, the BMA rejected the latest threat launched by López Obrador against Judge Francisco Javier Rebolledo Peña, who stopped the implementation of the new

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New York Bar Association Accuses AMLO of Judicial Interference

By KELIN DILLON On Monday, Aug. 1, the New York City Bar Association released a statement accusing the actions of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) continued public threats against Mexican judges who rule against him as violating international law and the legal standards for judicial independence as outlined by the Mexican Constitution, the American Convention on Human Rights

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Navigating Mexico: Getting Closer to Real Justice

By JUAN DE JESÚS BREENE Unless you have been arrested for being involved in a bar brawl, public urination or driving while intoxicated, you probably did not even know a certain type of court exists in Mexico. While other countries have traffic court, small claims or other type of lesser-infraction courts, in more and more communities, including in Mexico City,

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Mexico to Vaccinate At-Risk Children

By KELIN DILLON On the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 14, Mexican Undersecretary of Health Hugo López-Gatell announced that one million minors at-risk of contracting covid-19 will receive vaccinations against the virus, a choice affirming the multiple court rulings that have given children in Mexico the right to be inoculated. López-Gatell said the shots against covid would be given to children

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