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Deputies to File Complaint with Attorney General Due to Vaccine Expiry

By MARK LORENZANA Deputies from three Mexican political parties — the conservative National Action Party (PAN), the centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the Citizens’ Movement (MC) — are set to file an official complaint with Mexico’s Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) for the expiry and wastage of more than 5 million covid-19 vaccines. On Saturday, Sept. 25, Mexican daily

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Pemex Head in Houston ‘Purchases’ Multimillion-Peso Mansion

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF After it was revealed by the daily newspaper Reforma that Carmelina Esquer Camacho, director of Pemex Procurement International (PPI), a Texas-based subsidiary of Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), had acquired a residence in Houston valued at more than $400,000 (equivalent to about 8 million pesos) in late 2020, repeated requests to make

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Mexico’s Elimination of Full-Time School Program Draws Backlash

By KELIN DILLON Just days after Mexico’s Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) announced the end of the federal government’s Full-Time School program – which provided educational support, additional class hours, and hot food to 3.6 million of the nation’s most impoverished children throughout some 27,000 schools around the nation – in favor of funding infrastructure projects, the controversial move has

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Mexico’s Auditing Body Unsure of NAICM Cancellation Cost

By KELIN DILLON Three years after Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) ordered the cancellation of the New Mexico City International Airport’s (NAICM) construction in Texcoco, the Superior Audit of the Federation (ASF) has given three different estimated reports of the cancellation’s cost, with no clear resolution on the project’s final price tag, leading to skepticism of the institution’s

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