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Mexico’s Airspace Struggles Endure as US Rejects New Mexican Fleet

By KELIN DILLON Almost a year and a half after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) downgraded Mexico’s airspace safety ranking from a Category One to Category Two, Mexico’s enduring airspace troubles are only set to continue as the United States is expected to hold fast to not allowing any new Mexican aircraft into its borders until Mexico can earn

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Who’s Really to Blame for the Sabinas Mine Tragedy?

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Ever since 10 coal miners in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila were trapped 60 meters underground in a flooded mine on Aug. 3, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been looking for a scapegoat to blame the tragedy on. From originally trying to pass the responsibility on to the miners themselves for not following

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Nine Suspects Detained in Playa de Carmen Shooting

PULSE NEWS MEXICO At least nine people have been detained by authorities in relationship to the Saturday, July 23, shootout in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen beach resort, police reported Thursday, July 28. According to police, at least two of the nine arrested persons were directly linked to the Fifth Avenue shootout in Playa del Carmen, in the Mexican Caribbean state

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Mexico’s Airport Safety Plot Thickens: Uncertified Controllers Found Working

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS >Despite having failed admission exams, a recent internal air audit detected that more than a quarter of all air traffic controllers in Mexico have been working since 2019 in the Services to Navigation in the Mexican Air Space (Seneam). In an audit carried out in 2021 of the applicant selection process, Seneam’s Internal Control Office (OIC) found,

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