Last updateFri, 08 Nov 2019 4pm

IMSS chief quits, calling budget cuts ‘inhumane’

Citing harsh budget cuts that put the health of patients – especially the poor – at risk, Germán Martínez Cázares resigned this week as director of the Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social (IMSS), the government-sponsored health care program that covers nearly half of the nation’s citizens.

Border ‘crisis’ causing some long delays

Despite the reports of chaos at the U.S. border caused by an increased flow of migrants seeking asylum in the United States, my recent brief trip to San Diego, California proved uneventful, with no issues to report while crossing over at San Ysidro.