Tag Archives: San Juan del Río

Morena Two-Day Regional Elections Erupt in Chaos, Violence

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Despite initial claims by National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party leader Mario Delgado to the contrary, the first national internal elections of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s leftist party on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31, were marred by claims of ballot stuffing, ballot box burnings and outright acts of violence, with videos of numerous of

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Gloria Trevi to Open Freixenet Harvest Fest

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi is slated to headline the Freixenet vendimia (grape harvest festival) in the northern central Mexican state of Querétaro on Friday, Aug. 2. Trevi, often referred to as the “Mexican Madonna,” will be performing during the first night of the three-day vendimia. The festival, which is organized each year at Freixemet Mexico’s Finca

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AMLO Begins Term with Tally of 31 Murders

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     While newly inaugurated Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) was busy celebrating his elaborate and elongated, multi-sited inaugural ceremony, entertaining more than 20 foreign heads of state – including the likes of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro (a shining pillar of Latin American democracy, justice and respect for human rights, at its very best), Bolivian President Evo

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