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On the Mark: Brazil, Portugal Advance to Knockout Stage

By MARK LORENZANA It seemed as though Neymar’s absence for Brazil’s match against Switzerland on Monday, Nov. 28, due to an ankle injury would come to haunt the Seleção, as the South American squad couldn’t find the net for 82 agonizing minutes. Richarlison, the hero for Brazil against Serbia, scoring two goals — one an impressive, athletic shot — on

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On the Mark: Richarlison Scores Brace for Brazil, Ronaldo Sets Record

By MARK LORENZANA  Brazilian forward Richarlison came through for his team in Qatar after teammate Neymar suffered an ankle injury and limped off the field, giving the Seleção a 2-0 win against a tough and physical Serbian team on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 24 (Mexico City time). Richarlison, who also plays for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, initially scored

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Former Banxico Head Warns of New Inflationary Era

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Former Central Bank of Mexico (Banxico) Governor and current General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Agustín Carstens said Tuesday, April 5, that, like it or not, inflation is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. Speaking before the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, Carstens, who served as

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UN High Commissioner Echoes Concern for Mexican Journalists

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF After Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded Friday, March 11, to the European Parliament’s appeals for him to protect journalists by calling them “sheep” and “interventionists,” United Nations High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet echoed the European lawmakers, saying that “the levels of violence experienced by Mexican journalists are alarming” and openly criticizing the

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OHCHR Head ‘Alarmed’ by Mexico’s Midterm Election Violence

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet said Monday, June 21, that she was “alarmed by the violence in the most recent electoral process in Mexico” and urged the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to investigate the murders of all politicians, supporters and candidates. “Mexico held the most

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Mexico Drops Two Levels in Competitiveness Index

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico’s fell two spots in terms of global competitiveness, from 53rd place to 55th place, according to the Institute for Management Development’s (IMD) World Competitiveness Ranking. The drop in the IMD 2021 ranking places Mexico in the lowest position it has held since 1997. The IMD accredited the drop in ranking to a poor

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