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Segalmex Buys 465 Million Pesos Worth of Sugar from Ghost Company

By MARK LORENZANA The Mexican Food System (Segalmex), an agency created by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) in 2018, allegedly entered into a contract with a ghost company in April 2020 and purchased 25,000 tons of sugar worth 465 million pesos, of which only 7,800 tons were delivered. Servicios Integrales Carregin, the alleged ghost company, has already been

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Work Continues on Suspended Tren Maya Section, with 92 Percent Budget Hike

By KELIN DILLON While work on the fifth section of Mexico’s controversial Tren Maya project was purportedly suspended by a Mexican federal judge last April after the project failed to acquire proper Environmental Impact Statements (MIA) ahead of its construction, building on the Tren Maya’s fifth section has reportedly continued on in spite of the judge’s ruling – and with

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Pemex Head in Houston ‘Purchases’ Multimillion-Peso Mansion

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF After it was revealed by the daily newspaper Reforma that Carmelina Esquer Camacho, director of Pemex Procurement International (PPI), a Texas-based subsidiary of Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), had acquired a residence in Houston valued at more than $400,000 (equivalent to about 8 million pesos) in late 2020, repeated requests to make

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Morena Plans to Halt Foreign Donations to Civil Organizations

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Deputy Reyna Celeste Ascencio, a member of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party, presented an initiative to the federal Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday, Feb. 22, aimed at preventing civil organizations from receiving funding from abroad. The proposed reform would prevent international donations from being used to

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AMLO’s Son’s ‘Gray House’ Rental Never Registered in Houston

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The now-notorious million-dollar Texas mansion where Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) eldest son, José Ramón López Beltrán, resided for a year and which was owned by senior executive of the Baker Hughes company, a company that currently holds contracts with the López Obrador administration for more than $151 million in works for

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Grupo Vidanta Benefits from Property Concessions Granted by AMLO

By KELIN DILLON Just days after the public conflict of interest scandal plaguing Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) eldest son, José Ramón López Beltrán, and his employment status at a company owned by the family of close AMLO collaborator and businessman Daniel Chávez, new information has revealed showing just how close the working relationship between Chávez and the

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