Tag Archives: Martí Batres Guadarrama

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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Morena Is Still a Party-in-the-Making

By RICARDO CASTILLO      The frictional mood at Mexico’s majority political party, the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), became evident on Monday, Aug. 19, as current Senate leader Martí Batres Guadarrama lost his bid for reelection to Mónica Fernández Balboa by 33 to 29 votes. Should all go well, Fernández Balboa will be confirmed next week and begin her position as Senate

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Chinese Ambassador Hosts Year of the Pig Celebration

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     Chinese Ambassador to Mexico Xia Xiaoqi hosted an early Chinese New Year festival at his Colonia Pedregal residence on Saturday, Feb. 2. The event, which was cohosted by the Chinese Embassy, the Chinese Cultural Center and China Southern Airlines, was attended by Mexican Interior (SeGob) Secretary Olga Sánchez Cordero, Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco Márquez and Senate President

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