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Democracy in Mexico Continues to Erode under AMLO

OPINION By MARK LORENZANA The word democracy is a combination of two Greek words: demos, which means “people” and kratos, which means “rule.” The ancient Greeks, after all, are credited with inventing democracy as a form of government. In Mexico, though, “the rule of the people” has been steadily replaced by the rule of one man — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO).

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AMLO Mocks Journalist During Daily Press Conference

By KELIN DILLON Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) drew criticism for laughing at a political cartoon depicting journalist Joaquín López-Dóriga during his daily press conference on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 22.  AMLO’s mockery of López-Dóriga, one of Mexico’s most renown journalists, came after the president announced he would be postponing his tour of Mexico City’s neighborhoods to

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