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Muñoz Ledo Declares AMLO’s Electoral Reform a ‘Coup,’ Calls for His Prosecution

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Porfirio Muñoz Ledo, former head of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, current Mexican ambassador of Cuba and erstwhile presidential candidate, on Sunday, Dec. 11, declared President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s so-called electoral reform initiative “paramount to a political coup,” and called for López Obrador to be prosecuted before the International Criminal Court. The 89-year-old Muñoz Ledo, considered

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Judge Stops Transfer of Mexican National Guard to Army

By MARK LORENZANA A federal judge indefinitely stopped the transfer of the National Guard (GN) to Mexico’s Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), which was established in the reform decree published on Sept. 9 of this year, approved by the Mexican Senate. Sedena must now return, at least temporarily, operational and administrative control of the GN to the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC). The Ninth District Judge

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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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