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On the Mark: Mexico Settles for Draw against Poland, Saudis Upset Argentina

By MARK LORENZANA Despite controlling most of the match offensively and having several shots at goal, the Mexican National Team walked away from its opening game in Qatar with a scoreless draw against Poland on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 22 (Mexico City time). On the same day, two-time champion Argentina, led by soccer legend Lionel Messi, was upset by

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Premeditated Evil

OPINION By ENRIQUE KRUAZE  The great Hungarian theoretician György Lukács was a member of the intellectual circle of German socialist Max Weber and was therefore well aware of the famous reflection of the master: “Whoever seeks the salvation of his soul and that of others must not do so through the path of politics, whose tasks, which are very opposed

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Reversing SRE Decision, AMLO Sends Rep to Ortega Inauguration

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Despite the fact that Mexico’s Foreign Relations Secretariat (SRE) had announced over the weekend that the country would not be sending a representative to the inaugural ceremony of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega — who has been categorized by most democratic nations as a dictator who is remaining in power on the back of an

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Mexico Looking to Reopen Relations with North Korea

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico wants to reestablish diplomatic ties with North Korea, Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Sunday, July 18. “We have a position of hands-off around the world,” Ebrard reportedly told Bloomberg News in New York City, where he is currently attending a United Nations Security Council meeting. “We respect all governments, and we want

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Korea Celebrates 100 Years of Sovereignty

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     The South Korean Embassy in Mexico and the Korean Cultural Center hosted a spectacular, one-night-only performance by the renowned National Gugak Center of traditional music and dance at Mexico City’s Teatro Metropólitan on Saturday, April 6, to mark the 100th anniversary of that country’s March First Independence Movement against Japanese colonial rule and the subsequent establishment of

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Korean Ambassador Touts Ties with Mexico

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     During a belated national day reception at his residence on Thursday, Oct. 11 (the country’s official holiday actually falls on Oct. 3), South Korean Ambassador to Mexico Kim Sang-il spoke about the strong economic and commercial bilateral ties and the historic links between the two countries. “Since the founding of (modern-day) Korea, we have always counted on

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