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AMLO’s Contentious ‘Plan B’ Electoral Reforms Pass Chamber of Deputies

By KELIN DILLON Following Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) failure to sufficiently reach the two-thirds majority needed to pass his controversial electoral reform to the Mexican Constitution in the Chamber of Deputies, the federal executive followed through on his intentions to impose a “plan b” electoral reform to the nation’s secondary laws in the early hours of Wednesday,

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Supreme Court Rejects Chamber of Deputies’ Budget Cuts to INE

By KELIN DILLON After repeated contention between Mexico’s autonomous National Electoral Institute (INE) and the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), which resulted in the National Regeneration Movement-led (Morena) Chamber of Deputies attempting to slash the INE’s budget by 5 billion pesos amid the country’s mandate revocation controversy, the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) – Mexico’s highest court

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Against Gertz, Supreme Court Grants Cuevas Morán Freedom

By KELIN DILLON After nearly two years behind bars after being accused of negligent homicide by Mexico’s Attorney General (FGR) – and the accused’s uncle – Alejandro Gertz Manero, the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) granted Alejandra Morán Cuevas her plain and simple release into freedom on Monday, March 28, annulling the warrant for her arrest ordered against her and her

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Case against Gertz Expands as Niece Alleges Gender Violence

By KELIN DILLON On Tuesday, March 8 – International Women’s Day – the niece of Mexico’s Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) Alejandro Gertz Manero, Ana Paula Castillo Cuevas, presented an “expansion” of her request for her uncle’s impeachment to the Chamber of Deputies, alleging that her relative had committed gender-based violence. Recently leaked audio tapes of Gertz’ telephone conversations

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