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Morena Aims to Eliminate Mexico’s National Electoral Institute

By MARK LORENZANA Deputies of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) on Tuesday, Oct. 25, began the legislative process for the electoral reform that seeks to eliminate Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), which would be replaced by another smaller body whose councilors would be elected by popular vote at the polls. The proposal seeks

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Mexican Senate Suspends Proposal to Deploy Mexican Army until 2028

By MARK LORENZANA At least for the time being, the proposal to extend the presence of the Armed Forces on the streets for public security tasks until 2028 has been suspended by the Mexican Senate. During the discussion, Ricardo Monreal, leader of the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) majority bloc in the Senate, took the stand on Wednesday, Sept. 21,

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