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The US Must Not Forsake Afghanistan

By EARL ANTHONY WAYNE One year after the fall of Kabul and departure of U.S. troops, the United States still has an important policy and action agenda regarding Afghanistan, but with less leverage in a country suffering serious problems. Millions in Afghanistan face the dire effects of a devastating humanitarian and economic crisis. The Taliban government is focused on installing

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Mexican Socialite Hosts Lavish Birthday Bash

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mayiya Rigail de McGuiness, prominent Mexico City socialite and wife of Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Mexico Mark McGuiness, offered a lavish sit-down luncheon for more than 80 of her closest friends and associates at the exclusive University Club on Wednesday, June 29. The meal, which served as an early birthday party for Rigail de McGuiness (her

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Bangladeshi Envoy Touts Nation’s Economic Successes

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Bangladeshi Ambassador to Mexico Abida Islam hosted a lavish, sit-down buffet luncheon for friends and colleagues at Mexico City’s María Isabel Sheraton Hotel on Thursday, March 31, to mark the 51st anniversary of her nation’s independence. “In 2021, Bangladesh commemorated its Golden Jubilee of Independence, but due to the covid-19 pandemic, we could not celebrate that event,”

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Bangladeshi Embassy Hosts Culture Fest

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS As part of an ongoing celebration of Bangladesh’s 51st Independence Day anniversary, that country’s ambassador to Mexico, Abida Islam, in cooperation with Mexico City’s Miguel Hidalgo Municipality, hosted a two-day festival of Central Asian art and culture in the capital’s Lincoln Park on Saturday, March 26, and Sunday, March 27. Bangladesh won its independence from Pakistan on March

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Mexico Ranks Number One in Paid Assassinations

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico has the dubious distinction of ranking Number One worldwide in paid assassinations, according to a report released last week by the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC), an independent institution based out of Geneva, Switzerland. When it comes to the murder-for-hire of political figures, local authorities, security forces, journalists and representatives of

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