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Alfonso Romo, AMLO’s Link to the Wealthy

By RICARDO CASTILLO     In mid-July, former Mexican Treasury Secretary Carlos Urzúa, upon presenting his resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), launched a frontal attack against AMLO’s Chief of Staff Alfonso Romo Garza in an interview. “It’s most difficult to understand the type of relationship, ideologically speaking, Romo has with the president,” Urzúa said. “He’s an extreme right-winger.” Urzúa

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The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF     The world’s wealthiest 1 percent increased their financial income by 12 percent in 2018, to an average of $2,500 a day, while the underprivileged half of workers that make up the world’s 3.8 billion poorest saw their earnings drop by 11 percent, according to a report released by the nonprofit development organization Oxfam on Monday,

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