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William Barr will visit Mexico
Evo Morales left Mexico days before William Barr visited the country - Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP

William Barr will visit Mexico

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William Barr will visit Mexico

Days before former Bolivian President Evo Morales left Mexico to travel to Cuba and then stay in Argentina and also days before former Security Minister Genaro García Luna was arrested in Texas, U.S. Attorney General William Barr met with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. We’ve been told both events seem a coincidence. Barr is set to visit Mexico City on January 16 and Mexican politicians should be worried because who knows what this visit could bring. We’ve been told that during his visit, the U.S. official might not meet with the Mexican President but William Barr will surely bring a lot of surprises.

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