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AMLO-Biden Meeting Ends with a Whimper

OPINION By MARK LORENZANA Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) loves delivering long-winded speeches. Anyone who has the stamina (and nothing else to do) should tune in sometime to his daily morning press conferences at the Palacio Nacional to experience firsthand how truly agonizing these morning sessions can be — they last for hours. U.S. President Joe Biden had

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Biden to AMLO: Immigration Issue Must Be a Joint Effort

By MARK LORENZANA The immigration issue needs to be a joint effort between Mexico and the United States, U.S. President Joe Biden told his Mexican counterpart, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), during their conversation at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, Tuesday, July 12. López Obrador urged Biden to adapt an aggressive program to resolve immigration

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Massive Migrant Caravan Heads North as Summit Nears End

PULSE NEWS MEXICO   A caravan of several thousand Latin American migrants, including many from Venezuela, began slowly winding its way north on Monday, June 6, from Tapachula, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, in the hopes of reaching the U.S. border just as the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, concludes. According to some estimates, the

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AMLO Won’t Go to Americas Summit (Surprise, Surprise!)

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS After much hemming and hawing, and trying to use his attendance as a political leverage peck against U.S. President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Monday, June 6, announced — finally — that he will not attend the four-day Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, which actually had begun that same

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Summit’s Success Hangs in the Balance

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS As a growing number of Latin America’s leftist leaders join forces, threatening to boycott the upcoming Ninth Summit of the Americas that is slated to take place in Los Angeles from June 6 through June 10, unless it includes the participation of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, the once-crucial hemispheric meeting could potentially become irrelevant. Both Mexican

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