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AMLO to fall back on military in crime fight

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will depend on Mexico’s military as a key element of his public security strategy despite his previous fierce criticism of the policies of the country’s past two presidents deploing soldiers and marines in law-enforcement duties.

Voters reject new Mexico City airport in favor of alternative options

The president-elect’s honeymoon with Mexico’s private sector may be over before it has even properly started!  Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that he will respect voters’ decision taken in last weekend’s referendum to scrap the partially-built US$13 billion new Mexico City airport in favor of upgrading the capital’s existing facility and transforming the Santa Lucia military airfield into a commercial operation.