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Navigating Mexico: Mexico’s Not-so-Private Beaches

By JUAN DE JESÚS BREENE Invariably on flights between Mexico and the United States, I meet someone traveling to Mexico for a destination wedding. Those headed down are often excited for the exotic experience. Those headed back home, especially seniors, often comment on the number of unexpected steps on challenging terrain, rides in boats to reach certain events and other

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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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The Mexican Treasury’s Capricious Dolling out of Fines

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS There is no accounting for how Mexico’s Treasury Secretariat’s (Hacienda) Tax Administration Service (SAT) decides who to prosecute and who to let slide, other than the fact that, like all government offices directly under Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), it takes its orders from the president. On Friday, July 29, the SAT notified the internationally disgraced

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SEP Opens Job Vacancy with 140,000 Pesos Monthly Pay

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico’s Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) announced on Monday, June 20, vacant positions to be assigned in its headquarters in Mexico City, with salaries that pay up to 140,000 pesos a month. The SEP has opened up positions for general director of agricultural technological education and marine sciences, and general director of higher secondary education in agricultural technology and

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Mexican Supreme Court Condemns, but Won’t Ban, Bullfighting

PULSE NEWS MEXICO After a “corrida” of on-again-off-again legal bouts over whether to allow bullfighting to continue to be practiced in Mexico, the nation’s Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) on Wednesday, June 15, ruled that, while it condemned the sport as inhumane to animals, it would not ban it. Both bullfighting and cockfighting, considered traditional sports in Mexico, “inflict unnecessary,

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