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U.S. Rescinds A-2 Visas for Mexican Workers

By KELIN DILLON Employees of Mexican consulates in the United States, outraged over massive layoffs during the holiday season, are calling on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to find a solution to their problems. The layoffs are the result of the U.S. government refusing to renew the employees’ A-2 visas. The A-2 visa allows foreign officials to enter

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Standoff at San Lázaro Ends, SAT Workers Confront AMLO

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF     After nearly 12 hours of blocking access to Mexico’s San Lázaro Legislative Palace, which houses the nation’s lower House of Deputies, a group of several hundred campesinos (rural workers) protesting the new government’s slashing of funding for the Rural Development Secretariat finally allowed federal deputies to leave the premises at about 8 p.m. on

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Barbie Set to Close Down Shop in Mexico

By MELISSA T. CASTRO     While the Barbie pop-up shop at Mexico City’s Palacio de Hierro Polanco is drawing hundreds of visitors, all wanting to catch a glimpse of the 30 special edition dolls shipped in for the occasion, Mattel (the company that produces Barbie) is causing pain in the Mexican business sector. Mattel announced on Wednesday, July 25, that it will

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