Gerónimo Guitiérrez was sworn in as new Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S.

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On Thursday, February 23, Gerónimo Guitiérrez Fernández was sworn in as Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. before the Plenum of the Mexican Senate. Gerónimo Gutiérrez has been endorsed by 80 votes in favor, 5 dissenting votes and one abstention. Gerónimo Guitiérrez Fernández was sworn in as the new Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. Most of the More...

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Son of American legend, Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by immigration officials at Fla. airport

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U.S. Homeland chief vows no military in deportations

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Event today in DF explores: ‘Will the internet set us free?’

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Mexico says it will appeal to UN against Trump’s deportation plans

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Hyatt Hotel in Merida offers restitution of money robbed from bullfighter

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