Tag Archives: Latin America

New Peruvian President Says She’ll Welcome AMLO with ‘Open Arms’

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Peru’s new president, Dina Boluarte, said Thursday, Dec. 8, that she hopes that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), who had offered to go to Peru, will travel to her country soon to comply with the pre-tempore delivery of the Pacific Alliance. Boluarte, who took office on Wednesday, Dec. 7, after her predecessor, Pedro Castillo, was

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Peruvian President Ousted, AMLO Blames ‘Elite’

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Just hours before it was to begin debates over his impeachment, Peruvian President Pedro Castillo on Wednesday, Dec. 7, announced the immediate dissolution of his country’s national congress and called for new legislative elections to draft a constitution, only to be ousted from power by that very body. Members of the Peruvian Congress immediately responded by calling

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Pacific Alliance Suspended over Peruvian President’s Travel Ban

By KELIN DILLON On the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 22, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) confirmed that the 17th Pacific Alliance Summit – which was set to be held in Mexico from Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Friday, Nov. 25 – will now be suspended indefinitely as summit participant and Peruvian President Pedro Castillo remains barred from leaving Peru

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Mexico’s UN Envoy Condemns Russia, AMLO Remains ‘Neutral’

By MARK LORENZANA Mexican Ambassador to the United Nations Juan Ramón de la Fuente on Monday, Oct. 10, criticized the annexation by Russia of four Ukrainian territories, and branded the act as illegal. De la Fuente likewise announced that Mexico will vote in favor of a draft resolution in the UN General Assembly condemning Russia for annexing the four Ukrainian

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Putin’s Incomprehensible Admirers

OPINION By ENRIQUE KRAUZE A nuclear power invades a small, sovereign nation. The world is witness to this unjust war, minute-by-minute, image-after-image: relentless bombardments against the civilian population, harrowing testimonies, mass exoduses, scenes of indescribable pain. That alone should arouse unanimous repudiation of the aggressor and unrestricted support for the victim. But that is not the case. A current of

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Gabo the Pilgrim

By MARK LORENZANA Full disclosure: Although I’ve read a few of the major works of beloved Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez (“One Hundred Years of Solitude,” “The Autumn of the Patriarch” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”), I have never read his short story collection “Strange Pilgrims.” So when the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) in Mexico City invited

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