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Mexican Human Rights Commission Attacks National Electoral Institute

By MARK LORENZANA Amid the electoral reform spearheaded by deputies from the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) of Mexican President Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), which seeks to eliminate Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), the Mexican Human Rights Commission (CDNH) has labeled the INE as a “body that sabotages the will of the people,” and has claimed that “for years it

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Mexican Senate Endorses Move to Keep Army on Streets until 2028

By MARK LORENZANA In the midst of a debate plagued by accusations of vote buying, disqualifications and insults, the plenary session of the Mexican Senate — with the majority vote of senators under Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO)’s leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) and their allies, as well as the majority of legislators from the Institutional Revolutionary Party

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Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies Approves Keeping Army on Streets until 2028

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies — whose majority bloc consists of members of the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) — approved on the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 14, a proposal to use the Armed Forces for public security tasks until 2028. Yolanda de la Torre, a deputy of the centralist Institutional

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Va Por México Suspended as Moreno Doubles Down on PRI’s Proposal

By KELIN DILLON Following days of contention between members of Mexico’s Va por México electoral alliance surrounding the Party of Institutional Revolution’s (PRI) proposal to expand the influence of the Mexican Armed forces in the streets — a move made in collaboration with the in-power National Regeneration Movement (Morena), the very party that Va por México was created to defeat

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Visible Fissures Erupt from within Va por México Alliance

By KELIN DILLON When Mexico’s Va por México Alliance – a coalition of the nation’s once-dominate Party of Institutional Revolution (PRI), conservative National Action Party (PAN) and left-leaning Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) – was once touted as a collaborative solution to the modern prominence of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) National Regeneration Movement (Morena) upon its

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The Fray for the Nation’s Capital

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER Far more contested than the candidacy for the Mexican presidency is the upcoming battle to see who will become the next governor of Mexico City. Both elections will be determined in 2024, and while the results of the presidential poll are pretty much a given — current President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National

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