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Is Mexico’s Fourth Transformation its Fourth Militarization?

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS There is no doubt that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has favored the country’s military since taking office, constantly increasing its size, powers, budget and impunity. One of the obvious reasons for AMLO’s affinity for Mexico’s armed forces is the simple fact that a well-pampered military is very unlikely to stage a coup against a

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UN Says Migration Down 27 Percent Due to Covid

XINHUA The covid-19 pandemic may have slowed international migration flows by around 2 million people last year, cutting the annual growth expected since mid-2019 by around 27 percent, according to a report by the United Nations released Friday, Jan. 15. International Migration 2020 Highlights, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), shows that since the year

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