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Mexico nationalizes lithium industry

A newly passed mining reform recognizes lithium as a national heritage and grants the state the exclusive right to explore, exploit and use the valuable metal

Mexico energy sector reform Mexicans mobilize in support of president AMLO’s electricity reform

The electricity reform promoted by president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) seeks to nationalize Mexico’s energy industry by rolling back the process that opened it up to foreign and private investment in 2013

Mexico recall referendum Mexican president AMLO wins recall referendum with overwhelming majority

According to the results issued by the National Electoral Institute (INE), over 90% of the voters backed president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to remain in office until the end of his term

Assassination of journalists sparks outrage in Mexico

The assassination of three journalists triggered protests in 65 cities across Mexico, demanding an end to violence and impunity

New evidence in Ayotzinapa disappearance case contradicts official version

Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for truth and justice continues as the investigation proceeds slowly

Plotters of the coup d’état in Bolivia tried to assassinate Evo Morales, reveals AMLO

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador revealed that a section of the Bolivian armed forces may have launched an RPG rocket at the plane that was transporting former President Evo Morales to Mexico after the coup d’état in Bolivia in November 2019

Venezuela dialogue offers way out of crisis

The dialogue between the Venezuelan government and opposition forces could bring an end to the campaign of sanctions imposed against the democratically-elected government of Nicolás Maduro

Venezuelan government and opposition signed memorandum of understanding for dialogue

The dialogues between the Venezuelan government and opposition seek to open paths for the actors to resolve their differences between themselves without external interference

Majority in Mexico voted to prosecute former presidents, but the turnout was insufficient

According to a quick count by Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), an overwhelming majority of voters voted in favor of investigating former presidents. However, the turnout to make the results of the referendum binding was insufficient

Sheikh Jarrah families refuse deal with settlers, court defers ruling and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli Supreme Court hearing on the case of 4 families from Sheikh Jarrah, a referendum held in Mexico to decide if former presidents should be investigated, and more

From Ayotzinapa to Mactumactzá, Mexican students continue to fight for access to education

The parents, students, teachers and teachers’ unions are calling for unconditional release of all the students who were arrested while protesting for a more fair entrance exam while teachers are demanding the reinstallation of dialogue between the CNTE and the national government

34 candidates assassinated ahead of parliamentary and subnational elections in Mexico

According to the consulting firm Etellekt’s latest report on political violence, so far, 88 politicians have been assassinated since the beginning of the election campaign in September 2020. 34 of them were aspiring candidates for the upcoming legislative, regional and municipal elections in Mexico

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