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Mexican Electoral Democracy Dims as ‘Plan B’ Reaches Senate Approval

By KELIN DILLON Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial “Plan B” electoral reform to Mexico’s secondary laws passed through the Mexican Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with 63 votes in favor and 53 votes against, setting the stage for López Obrador to follow through on his long-term intentions to prune back the powers of the country’s autonomous electoral

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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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Former PRI Presidents Demand Alejandro Moreno’s Resignation

By KELIN DILLON On Tuesday, June 14, a collective of former presidents of Mexico’s centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) – known for its lengthy dominance of Mexican politics and ousted from majority power for only the second time in history by the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) in 2018 – called for the resignation of current PRI president Alejandro “Alito”

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO Don’t Whine Later! The programmed meeting of the Permanent Committee of the Mexican Congress to discuss the revamping of the administration’s Expenditures Bill has been postponed for at least two weeks due to the expanding coronavirus pandemic. Chamber of Deputies Majority Leader Mario Delgado Carrillo said that he had talked over the phone with Senate President Mónica

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