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SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2024

febrero 29, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO regretted Canada’s decision to toughen visa requirements for Mexican citizens; in 70 days of operation, the Mayan Train has transported 64,370 passengers. The destinations with the highest demand are Merida, Cancun Airport, Campeche, Valladolid, and Palenque; Quintana Roo Governor Mara Lezama emphasized that the investment projects involved in the Mayan Train have modernized the state and improved the quality of life of its population.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2024

febrero 28, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO indicated that he would not attend the North American Leaders summit, to be held in a few months, if there no respectful treatment of Mexico; the President explained the aims and main points of the proposed constitutional reform on railway service; the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation reported that Grupo México and Kansas City Southern have expressed interest in offering passenger train service; between March and August, the Mexican government will put into operation more than 170 road, rail, and airport infrastructure work projects

📢 Don’t miss the latest episode of the Soberanía Podcast! 📢 – In Response to the NY Times

febrero 27, 2024 |
🎙UNMASKING the Soft Coup: NY Times’ Clumsy MEDDLING in the Mexican Election – Soberanía Podcast Ep 3🎙 With the New York Times under scrutiny for […]

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2024

febrero 27, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: A ceremony will be held formalizing the nationalization of the 13 electric power plants that the Mexican Government acquired from the Spanish company Iberdrola for close to U$6 billion; AMLO explained the aims and most important provisions of the constitutional reforms on austerity and salaries and the elimination of autonomous public sector agencies; according to the Morning Consult survey, AMLO’s approval ratings are at 77%, the second highest worldwide; the President will tour the county during March, May, and June to supervise the work projects underway and ensure that they are all completed during the current administration.

MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2024

febrero 26, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO denounced the media attacks on his alleged ties with drug traffickers as arrogant, authoritarian, and slanderous; the President explains the objectives of the energy reform aimed at preserving the country’s energy security, self-sufficiency and sovereignty; Minister of Foreign Relations Alicia Bárcena explained the Mexican government’s approach to migration into and from Mexico and provided statistics on the contributions of Mexicans residing in the U.S.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2024

febrero 22, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO reported that the NY Times is planning to publish an article claiming organized crime provide financing to his 2018 presidential campaign based on a supposed investigation by a US government agency. The President is calling on the Biden administration to weigh in on the issue; the President’s electoral reform proposal seeks to reduce government financing to political parties, reduce the percentage of voter turnout required for a referendum to be binding from 40% to 30% and eliminate proportional representation seats in Congress, among other measures; Mexico's GDP grew 3.2%.; according to a national survey, President López Obrador has an overall approval rating of 77%.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2024

febrero 21, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO criticized the decision of a federal court that allowed former Pemex director Emilio N, accused of money laundering and corruption, to leave prison; the constitutional reforms proposed by the President seek to recognize Mexico as a pluricultural and multiethnic nation, classify indigenous and Afro-Mexican peoples and communities as recognized entities, with legal status and their own assets, and create a general law that establishes the norms and mechanisms that ensure the respect for and exercising of indigenous rights; Pemex's debt was reduced by 17.4% from US$129.3 billion in 2018 to US$106.8 billion; it is not true that Mexico City will be without water in a year, this is an opposition campaign to create fear in the population.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2024

febrero 20, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO explained the aims of the constitutional reforms in the area of public security. They seek to ensure the continuation, discipline, and functioning of the National Guard and stiffen penalties for extortion; Federal crimes are down 36.6% compared to December 2018; Public security has been reinforced on 10 of the country’s highways; AMLO blasted extensive media coverage of Sunday’s so-called March for Democracy, recalling that when he was in the opposition, the media’s coverage was minimal.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2024

febrero 19, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning's presidential press conference include: AMLO blasted the so-called March for Democracy held yesterday, as its organizers were promoters of the oligarchies of the past; the President reiterated that the people have a high level of awareness because the revolution of consciences has functioned. The transformation movement has been carried out peacefully, guaranteeing freedoms

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2024

febrero 16, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning's presidential press conference include: AMLO hailed the decision of Mexico's anti-monopoly regulatory agency to approve the government's purchase of 13 electricity generating plants from the Spanish company Iberdrola; the head of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Pablo Gómez, reported on the progress of the government's civil suit in the United States against Genaro García Luna seeking the return of US$634 million that the former Minister of Public Security took out of the country; Gomez also reported on suspected fraud in the previous administration's purchase of Pegasus software used for domestic espionage.