Tag Archives: Rosa Icela Rodríguez

The Fray for the Nation’s Capital

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER Far more contested than the candidacy for the Mexican presidency is the upcoming battle to see who will become the next governor of Mexico City. Both elections will be determined in 2024, and while the results of the presidential poll are pretty much a given — current President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National

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April Registers High Homicide Rate in Mexico

By KELIN DILLON According to new data from Mexico’s ​​Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection, April was Mexico’s second-highest month in 2022 in terms of rate of intentional homicides, an issue exacerbated in the country’s ongoing feminicide crisis, though the homicide rate has declined overall over the past several years. On the morning of Monday, May 3, the Secretary of

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AMLO Offers Protection to Colosio’s Alleged Killer for Information

By KELIN DILLON If Mario Aburto, the confessed killer of Mexican politician Luis Donaldo Colosio, has further information about the 1994 incident’s true events, he will be offered protection, said Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 28. “If Aburto and the family have something to say about his legal process that reveals another

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Femicides in Mexico Up 7.1 Percent So Far This Year

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF During the first five months of 2021, femicides in Mexico increased by a whopping 7.1 percent compared to the same period in 2020, Secretary of Public Security Rosa Icela Rodríguez said Monday, June 28. Speaking during the daily press conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) at the National Palace, Rodríguez said that

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Only Handful of Mexican Officials Declare Assets Ahead of Deadline

By KELIN DILLON With only eight days left until the May 31 deadline for all public servants of Mexico’s federal government to submit a declaration of their assets, only five of the 19 secretaries of states have fulfilled said obligation, with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) yet to do so himself. The General Law of Responsibilities requires all federal

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