Is Peña Nieto involved in the PRI's internal election?

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Is Peña Nieto involved in the PRI's internal election?
The PRI's internal election has been criticized by the candidates - Photo: File Photo/EL UNIVERSAL
English 23/06/2019 10:43 Mexico City Off the Record Actualizada 10:48

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Is Peña Nieto involved in the PRI's internal election?

There have been a lot of accusations inside the PRI in recent days. Meanwhile, Alejandro Moreno has shown his convening power, while the other contenders claim he is being aided by former President, Enrique Peña Nieto. We've been told that the suspicions are confirmed when you look at Moreno's press team, which is the same one Peña Nieto used during his presidential term. The question is, how much friction can the political party take? Especially since José Narro left the party.

Olga Sánchez Cordero sets the record straight

Although it seemed liked Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard would lead the National Migration Institute, the Interior Minister, Olga Sánchez Cordero, has made it clear that she will be the one to lead the institution during the current administration.

Central America and the Unicef like López Obrador's program

President López Obrador's Youth Building the Future Program could be implemented in Central America. There has been a lot of interest in the program in other countries. We've been told that as part of the Migration Plan, Central American countries and the Unicef have requested information in regards to the program since a large number of migrants are young people who are forced to flee their homes because of violence and the lack of opportunities. Will this program be exported to the region?

The Venezuelan ambassador has a busy schedule

Mexico has been impartial in regards to Venezuela and has been criticized for its position, nevertheless, the recently appointed Venezuelan ambassador, Francisco Arias Cárdenas, is already focused on work. The ambassador will travel to Progreso, Yucatán on Monday, where he will celebrate the 189th anniversary of the Carabobo battle and the Day of the National Bolivarian Army since the Training Ship Simón Bolívar is located in this port.