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AMLO’s Daily Tirades against Journalists Are Putting Them in Harm’s Way

OPINION By MARK LORENZANA In February of this year, the San Diego Union-Tribune published an editorial criticizing Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), saying his “rhetoric will get more journalists killed.” Specifically, the Union-Tribune editorial zeroed in on López Obrador’s penchant for labeling journalists — especially journalists who criticize AMLO and his administration — as “thugs,” “mercenaries” and “sellouts.”

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Volaris Flight Cancellations Worsen Due to Reduction of Slots

By MARK LORENZANA The Mexican federal government’s decision to reduce slots (takeoff and landing times) at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) for the winter season continues to take its toll on travelers. Volaris, a popular Mexican low-cost airline based in Mexico City, canceled 74 flights — “operational adjustments,” according to Volaris — at the AICM between Tuesday, Nov. 1,

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AMLO Snubs AIFA, Prefers to Fly from AICM

By MARK LORENZANA Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has not used the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) — one of his controversial pet megaprojects — more than six months after its inauguration. In a review by Mexican daily newspaper Reforma of AIFA operations and presidential tours, on at least a dozen occasions, López Obrador has preferred to travel through

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Dallas Morning News Editorial Lambasts AMLO’s Anti-Violence Policy

By KELIN DILLON On Thursday, Aug. 18, the daily American newspaper Dallas Morning News released an in-depth editorial critiquing the controversial “hugs, not bullets” policy against violence that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has adopted throughout his administration. AMLO’s approach toward Mexico’s enduring violence crisis was only further thrust into the spotlight on Thursday, Aug. 11, when a

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US Issues Travel Advisor for Six Mexican States

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory on Wednesday, Aug. 17, warning Americans not to visit six Mexican states — Zacatecas, Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas, due to recent violent events in the country. The Level 3 advisory, which recommends reconsidering any travel plans to the regions, the second-highest warning the State Department makes, also

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