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The Mexican President as Dictator

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Anyone who doubts Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) dictatorial tendencies need only take a look at his authoritarian declarations from Friday, Sept. 23. Having come up against a senatorial blockade to his devious plan to keep the nation’s military in charge of patrolling the streets through 2028 (part of a bigger plot to militarize

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Controversial Morelos Hydroelectric Plant Gets Go-Ahead to Open

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     Despite angry protests over the weekend and the as-of-yet unsolved Feb. 20 murder of the leader of an opposition movement against it, the opening of a controversial new hydroelectric plant in the central state of Morelos is set to continue as planned, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said Monday, Feb. 25. Announcing the results of

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