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Maccise Montes Urales Building Is Hotbed of Dirty Dealings

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It isn’t hard to find dirt on Mexico’s Maccise family, a devious mafia of media power and political imposition based out of Toluca, in the State of Mexico (EdoMéx), that has used its money and political clout to influence elections, silence reporters and bulldoze legislation for its own agenda for more than three decades. The family’s

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Mexico’s Congress Approves Outsourcing Bill

By KELIN DILLON Mexico’s Senate passed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial outsourcing bill with near-unanimous approval on Tuesday, April 20, thus limiting the public and private sector’s ability to subcontract and outsource labor for projects. The bill passed through the Senate with 118 votes in favor, two in abstention and none against, allowing the reform to continue with

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AMLO’s Outsourcing Bill Passes Chamber of Deputies Without Changes

By KELIN DILLON Following an eight-hour debate, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies approved Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) outsourcing bill without a single change, sending it to the Senate for further analysis and ratification. Much of the eight-hour debate was taken up rejecting the 38 reservations and proposals for modification from various parliamentary groups, after which the vote was

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Larry Rubin Cautions Against AMLO’s Outsourcing Bill

By KELIN DILLON Larry Rubin, former president and CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico, advised caution to legislators before their approval of the outsourcing bill proposed by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO).  In an interview with Forbes México on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Rubin said that Mexico must take foreign investment seriously and proceed carefully on

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Outsourcing Bill Debate Postponed until February

By RICARDO CASTILLO Negotiations on the controversial personnel outsourcing legislation bill proposed to the Chamber of Deputies by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Nov. 12 have been postponed until February 2021, the president announced on Wednesday, Dec. 9. During an early meeting at the National Palace with business leaders and labor representatives, AMLO said that the details

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