Tag archive for ‘Mexico’
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Mexico Slides Toward One-Man Rule (OPINION)

A recent “invitation” to business leaders from Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to attend a fundraiser at the National Palace was an offer many couldn’t refuse. Some 70 of the Mexican “suits” More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Canadian citizen brutally attacked at resort in Tulum

What was meant to be a Mexican vacation with family and friends took a nightmarish turn for Ottawa’s Lexie York. On her first night at the Grand Bahia Principe resort in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico; York More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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It´s official, Mexico has granted political asylum to former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales

“The Mexican government has granted political asylum to the former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, to protect his integrity”, announced Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard. In a press conference, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Down in Mexico, Day of the Dead mixes with Halloween

Midnight on Halloween night marks the beginning of Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, a day of remembrance in Mexico for the dearly departed. With the growing Hispanic influence in the U.S., More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Violent weekend leaves 13 dead in Michoacan

A total of 13 people were shot dead, including a police officer, in different violent events related to drug cartels’ activity, in Michoacán. The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) of Michoacán More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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US Commerce Department Announces New Anti-Dumping Investigation on Mexican Steel

The U.S. Department of Commerce has opened an inquiry into whether companies are circumventing anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on steel rebar from Mexico by bending the product “at one or both More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Mexican soccer player Raul Jimenez has more followers on social media than his England club

All Raul Jimenez wants to do is watch a film. “Whenever we go to the cinema in Mexico, we have to get taken in two minutes before the film starts,” he says, shaking his head in bewilderment. “We sit More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 26th, 2019
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Top Mexican broadcasters feel the pinch from fewer government ads

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Revenue from government-sponsored publicity campaigns in Mexico has continued slide for the country’s top two television broadcasters, part of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 26th, 2019
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The Father (literally) of Mexican Liberalism

José María Luis Mora Lamadrid was a local politically-active Catholic priest and promoter of the separation between church and state more than a century before than it came to pass.  Considered the “father More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Experience the Yucatan Peninsula during “Day of the Dead”

If you’re looking for a true Mexican cultural experience, and perhaps the most poignant example of its unique blend of European-meets-indigenous heritage, there is no better time to travel south of the border More...