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Freight train service to US suspended

Soaring numbers of migrants heading to the U.S. border through Mexico in recent weeks, most of them from Central and South America, prompted rail company Ferromex to temporarily suspend service of around 60 freight train routes.

Lopez Obrador reasserts Mexico’s close ties with Chile on 50th anniversary of coup d’etat

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador joined other heads of state in Santiago, Chile September 11 to mark the 50th anniversary of the coup d’etat in which the Chilean armed forces toppled President Salvador Allende, who in 1970 had become the first democratically elected Marxist leader in Latin America.

AMLO hands over 4T staff

In a symbolic ceremony held at a Mexico City restaurant last week, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador handed over the “baton of command” to Claudia Sheinbaum, the former mayor of the capital who will represent the ruling Morena Party in next year’s presidential election.