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1. After considering the resolution by la Función Pública on the relationship between Higa Group and President Peña to be a joke, his wife Angelica Rivera and Secretary of Finance Luis Videgaray, president of PAN , Ricardo Anaya , said that the blanquiazul will file a complaint with specialized prosecutors against corruption. 

Read more: Reforma, La Jornada

2. In three auctions , the Bank of Mexico (BDM ) injected 400 million dollars to the foreign exchange market before noon to provide it with liquidity and curb the drop against the dollar, which has  accumulated a loss of 18 cents since Thursday, selling at 17.28 pesos in bank windows.

Read more: La Jornada, El Universal. 

3. The National Union of Parents (UNPF ) sued the Ministry of Public Education (SEP ) put a magnifying glass on the process of charging fees in public schools , because some schools are still demanding that parents make these payments as required .

Read more: Excelsior. 

4. For the first time in Mexico it will conduct a survey that will reveal the state of health , welfare and development exclusively for children 5 years and younger girls and women 15-49 years.

Read more: Excelsior.

5. The President of the National Executive Committee of the PRI , Manlio Fabio Beltrones , spoke to deputies of the 63 session of the House of Representatives about the need to build a regulatory framework in the Mexican Constitutionu in order to strengtehn autonomous bodies in the current administration.

Read more: Excelsior, El Universal. 

Headlines from Mexico

newspapers logo2-011. Settling at 2.74 percent in July this year, the annual inflation rate in Mexico reached its lowest level since the rate began to be recorded 1969 , according to figures released on Friday by INEGI .

Read more: Reforma, Excélsior.

2. Historical founders and leaders of the Party of the Democratic Revolution admit that the relief provided by their national leadership does not alleviate the internal crisis plaguing the Aztec sun, but the risk now is that the measure is “cosmetic,” putting different characters in charge , while maintaining the same currents that direct the PRD .

Read more: El Universal.

3. The National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE ) assembly agreed on an “open dialogue” with the actors who have declared their adherence to the dissident teachers’ movement , including the president and founder of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) , Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Read more: Excélsior, El Universal. 

4. Given the different versions that have been filtered by the femicide of four women and photojournalist Ruben Espinosa Becerril, human rights organizations demanded that the General Procurduría of the Federal District ( PGJDF ) adjusts the minimum investigation standards in order to protect victims and further claimed that any leaking of information breaches the state’s obligation to ensure access to justice .

Read more: La Jornada.

5. Oscar Alvaro Montes de Oca, the young man who was arrested for alleged drug trafficking at the airport in Mexico City , was released Friday from the federal prison in Tepic , where he had been held since Sunday.

Read more: Reforma, La Jornada. 

 

 

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1. In five of the eight capital’s districts currently governed by the PRD where there will be alterations in the administration, the delegates involved are reluctant to hand over documents relating to thorny issues .

Read more: Reforma.

2. The approval rating for  President Enrique Peña decreased from 39-34 percent in the last quarter , reaching its lowest level since he took office, while disapproval rose from 57 to 64 percent.

Read more: Reforma, Excelsior.

3. The US dollar exchange stations in the airport in Mexico City sold at an average of 16.50 pesos and were bought at an average of 15.50 pesos.

Read more: El Universal.

4. The Attorney General of the State of Oaxaca began an investigation into the 192 preliminary investigations registered with the Special Prosecutor for Magisterial Affairs ( FEPAM ) , which ranged from crimes such as selling seats , child abuse, sexual harassment or harassment, to even a couple homicides, which started during the period in which the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE ) was in charge of that unit to see if there are irregularities in their integration.

Read more: El Universal.

5. The commander of the Ministerial Police Urquizo David de Jesus was killed yesterday in the streets Ayutla at the corner of Francisco I. Madero , next to the Old Pantheon. Neighbors said the police tried to repel the attack and got out of their truck, but were shot at by gunmen .

Read more: Excelsior. 

 

 

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1. Responsibility for the escape of Joaquin “El Chapo ” Guzman has been reduced to only three minor officials. Early Friday morning,  a federal judge in Guanajuato issued formal prison sentences to only three of the seven officials accused of being involved in the escape, and freed the remaining four on the grounds that there was no basis for any prosecution.

Read more: Reforma

2. The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH ) questioned why the PGR has not executed arrest warrants for people who are being investigated or might be involved in the Iguala case. In the report on the status of the investigation , presented yesterday , it was stated that the three most prominent suspects involved have had arrest warrants issued for them, but those warrants have not been executed.

Read more: Reforma, Jornada

3. Depreciation of the peso is not a risk for foreign debts held by mexico.  Its composition is very diversified ; 78 % is in the national currency, the rest is in dollars. The Exchange Commission monitors market liquidity and projects the maintenance of orderly, functioning states.

Read more: Jornada.

4. The Ministry of Social Development ( SEDESOL ) stressed that newly enacted social policies have successfully begun to diminish the level of extreme poverty from 11.5 to 11.4 million in the period 2012-2014 , according to measurements from the National Council for Evaluation of Social Policy ( CONEVAL ) .

Read more: El Universal

5.  Yesterday, NASA announced that its Kepler space telescope detected a planet in a habitable zone in the orbit of a Sun-like star, which makes it one of the best candidates for harboring extraterrestrial life. It’s formal name is Kepler 452b, band NASA has referred to it (informally) as Earth 2.o.

Read more: Excelsior

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1. Mexico City, July 17.- The first call to the operating authorities of Toluca International Airport Adolfo Lopez Mateos, to communicate the escape of Joaquin El Chapo Guzman Loera from the federal prison, Altiplano, happened approximately at 2:00am on July 12, almost five hours after he escaped from the bathroom of his cell.

Read more: Excelsior

2. The company Sierra Oil and Gas, that won, in consortium with Talos Energy LLC from the United States and the English Premier Oil PLC, the two oil blocks of the 14 auctioned off for oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico are connected to Carlos Salinas and the constructor Higa, property of Juan Armando Hinojosa Cantu, who is known for constructing the residence of Angelica Rivera, wife of Enrique Peña Nieto.

Read more: Jornada

3. The United States Government formally requested from Mexico the extradition of El Chapo, 17 days before his escape, admitted the attorney Arely Gomez, during her appearance before the Bi Camiral Commission of National Security, in San Lázaro.

Read more: Milenio

4.The Secretary of Government has been planning since August 2014 to perform maintenance work in “sensitive” areas of four maximum security federal prisons, including Altiplano.

Read more: Reforma

5. The current household income in Mexico dropped 3.5% between 2012 and 2014. According to the results of the National Survey of Income and Expenditure (ENIGH), released yesterday by the INEGI, the fall was higher in sectors with medium to high perceptions.

Read more: Reforma

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1. Within hours of validating plans to change land use laws , deputies of the Legislative Assembly increased the list of case requests. Unanimously, the deputies Carlos Hernandez Miron , Diego Martinez, Tonatiuh González , Edgar Alvarez and Salido Gabriela determined that of the total applications submitted by individuals , 14 are approved , 16 were returned to the Seduvi to be re- evaluated and 17 were rejected.

Read more: Reforma

2. Ruben Nunez, leader of Section 22 of the National Coordination of State Workers (CNTE ) stated he is not paid just for teaching, but also for engaging in politics, which has been made possible by the Ministry of Public Education (SEP ).The union leader ‘s statements came a day after the president of the organization ” Mexicanos Primero ” made a complaint with the PGR against Nuñez and the salary he receives as a teacher without actually appearing to teach. 

Read more: ExcelsiorLa Razón.

3. President Enrique Peña Nieto, along with the governor of the State of Mexico , Eruviel Avila, and the head of government in Mexico City , supervised the progress of the New International Airport of Mexico City and the Mexico -Toluca train. Peña instructed the employees ensure they comply with the schedule for both projects, to continue informing the public of progress through the available channels,  and to maintain an active policy of transparency in the execution of the work.

Read more: El Universal

4. Eight neighboring towns of Texcoco and Atenco asked the Supreme Court of Justice ( SCJ ) to exercise its power to decide whether or not to suspend the construction of the New International Airport of Mexico City . The First Chamber of the Court is hearing (177/2015) this week, so that the ministers may examine it and determine whether any of them are interested in pursuing the request made by the landowners.

Read more: Reforma, La Jornada

5. Panic is increasing within the Chinese stock market. Between suspending some companies from trading ( 1,300 companies) and the fall of those who have already surpassed the maximum trading limit that was permitted by the Exchange(10 % ), between 75 and 90 % of the market is in fact idle. There are many investors who want to sell yet can’t. Essentially, the market is broken. The various measures taken by the government to stop the bleeding have had no result .

Read more:  El Economista.

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1. A contingent of more than 300 dissident teachers teachers dissidents began a marching in Chilpancingo, demanding to see the 43 normalistas of Ayotzinapa, alive, whowent missing 9  months ago in Iguala. At the rally,in which for the neither parents of the disappeared nor the students of Ayotzinapa participated, those rallying pushed about the facilities set up by the State Coordinator of Education Workers of Guerrero ( CETEG ) and advanced down the side of the norte-sur de la Autopista del Sol.

Read more: Reforma, El Universal.

2.  The spokesman of the Government of the Republic , Eduardo Sanchez , has now said that the surgical procedure that President Peña Nieto underwent to remove the gallbladder was successfully carried out, and he is reportedly in a stable condition.  

Read more: Excelsior, El Universal, Milenio. 

3. The high cost of drugs and the growing anti-vaccine movement are two problems which today threaten the health of the world population , experts said on the subject. In particular , there is failure of health authorities to provide the minimum necessary medicines to the population in Mexico , in addition to the vaccination processes do not always follow the necessary care.

Read more: Jornada

4. The Secretary of Education, Emilio Chuayffet , called for an intensification of  work that emphaziesucation in Mexico with long-term vision inaugurated the XXXII Reunión Nacional Plenaria Ordinaria del Consejo Nacional de Autoridades Educativas. The head of education in Mexico announced that soon a modern educ ddonal plan that he refused to call it “new ” Chuayffet Chemor emphasized that the modernized plan incorporates the teachings of the educational contributions of the past will be presented.

4. The Secretary of Education in Mexico, Emilio Chuayffet has called for an intensification of the work that would continue to emphasize educational goals in Mexico, with the long-term vision of enacting the XXXII Reunión Nacional Plenaria Ordinaria del Consejo Nacional de Autoridades Educativas. Chuayffet Chemor refuses to call this modern educational plan ‘new,’ emphasizing that the modernized plan incorporates the teachings of the educational contributions that stem from many past experiences.

Read more: Excelsior

5. After several months , the Attorney General’s Office ( PGR ) was finally able to get the First District Court of federal criminal proceedings, based in the state of Tamaulipas, to issue an arrest warrant forJose Luis Abarca, the former mayor of Iguala, Guerrero, who is allegedly responsible for the disappearance of 43 normalistas Ayotzinapa, say certain sources with the Federal Judiciary ( PJF ). This is the first warrant issued by a federal judge against Abarca for the events of Sept. 26, otherwise the Federal Public Ministry has only been able to imprison the former PRD mayor of Iguala on charges unrelated to the disappearances, including activities linked to organized crime and money laundering. 

Read more: Jornada