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SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2024

abril 5, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO reiterated his call for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip; the President highlighted the strength of the peso, which is trading at 16.47 to the dollar, a level not achieved since 2015. AMLO attributed the result to investor confidence in Mexico given success in the fight against corruption; the President criticized the judicial system for its alignment with vested interests; the Mexican government will not break diplomatic relations with Ecuador, after Quito declared the Mexican ambassador to Ecuador persona non grata. Nor will the financial support program for Ecuadorian migrants be suspended.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2024

abril 4, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO welcomed the Federal Electoral Tribunal’s decision not to prohibit the distribution and sale of his book as a blow against censorship and in favor of freedom of expression; the President indicated that the federal government will provide protection to candidates in the states that cannot do so, and urged collaboration from all authorities in the three branches of government; it is not true that Pemex will cut up to 46% of crude oil exports. Petróleos Mexicanos production is 1.85 million barrels per day, half of which is earmarked to refineries and the other half for exports; the President will ask Federal Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero to present all the information on the case of Luis Donaldo Colosio, PRI presidential candidate assassinated in 1994.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2024

abril 3, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO expressed his confidence that he and his administration can face the onslaught of media attacks thanks to the support, honesty, and intelligence of the Mexican people; Two months ago, the digital campaign against President López Obrador and presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum began. More than 30 million negative tweets have been posted, the vast majority retweets, with most generated abroad; according to the World Happiness Report, Mexico ranks second among Latin American countries and 25th out of 143 nations. It advanced 11 places with respect to 2022. An OECD survey on trust in government puts Mexico in second place among Latin American countries.; it is not true that there has been an “invasion” of Russian diplomats in Mexico. There are 85 diplomats stationed from Russia, 82 from China, and 722 from the US; It is false that there is a shortage of medicines in the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS).

PODCAST – MEXICAN OPPOSITION WANTS TO GAG DEBATE ON SOCIAL PROGRAMS

abril 2, 2024 |
📢Don’t miss Episode 6 of the Soberanía Podcast!📢 Mexican Opposition Wants to GAG Debate on Social Programs Co-hosts José Luis Granados Ceja and Kurt Hackbarth […]

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2024

abril 2, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO said the electoral authorities cannot prohibit the morning presidential press conferences. They do not have the power to do so and it would violate the constitution; the Mexican government condemned the killing of Bertha Gisela Gaytán and Adrián Guerrero, Morena candidates for mayor and city council of Celaya, Guanajuato and pledged that that the homicides will not go unpunished; the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection has received 108 requests to provide protection to candidates for federal office, of which 86 have been accepted, 10 have been declined, and 12 are under risk assessment; between March 19 and April 1, the Mexican government seized 12 clandestine drug labs, which prevented the production of more than 32.43 tons of methamphetamine, with a street value of over US$589.39 million.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2024

abril 1, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO criticized the Federal Electoral Tribunal, which reportedly will be discussing whether to ban the President’s latest book due to its content; the President reported that glyphosate will continue to be imported, as long as there is no substitute available that is not harmful to people’s health; the Mexican Government rescued and transferred 34 Mexican nationals who were living in Haiti; the President expressed his regrets over the killing of Camila, a young girl, in Taxco, Guerrero, and announced that tomorrow the Security Cabinet will report on the case.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2024

marzo 27, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO thanked the people of Mexico for their support and confidence in the face of the opposition’s dirty campaign in the social networks; further details on this slander campaign were provided; the President charged that the conservative block has, in essence, taken the Judiciary, National Electoral Institute, and the Federal Electoral Tribunal hostage, with them constricting his freedom of expression.

AMLO ON “60 MINUTES”: MEXICO IS NOT A COLONY

marzo 26, 2024 |
📢Don’t miss Episode 5 of the Soberanía Podcast!📢 🎙AMLO on 60 Minutes: “Mexico is Not a Colony”🎙 Co-hosts José Luis Granados Ceja and Kurt Hackbarth […]

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2024

marzo 26, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO pointed out that the opposition’s dirty campaigns against him have not worked and that, on the contrary, he maintains high approval ratings (63%), which his adversaries do not enjoy; the President denounced a new act of censorship by the National Electoral Institute (INE), given that it has prevented him from discussing the corrupt oligarchy; the President explained that the repatriation program for Venezuelan nationals, which provides them with US$110 for 6 months, is aimed at protecting migrants who face many risks. "We are absolutely certain that if the people are supported in their places of origin, the migratory flows will be considerably reduced," he said.

SUMMARY – MORNING PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE – MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2024

marzo 25, 2024 |
Highlights of this morning’s presidential press conference include: AMLO welcomed the UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate cease fire in Gaza and the immediate release of all hostages; the President said the investigation into the case of the missing Ayotzinapa students was poorly conducted and charged that those involved have been protected; López Obreador expressed his regrets over the attack that occurred on Friday, March 22 in Moscow, and expressed his solidarity with the people of Russia and its government.