Mexico’s Lopez Obrador backs plan to shutter transparency office

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has called for an end to the agency that oversees government transparency and freedom of information, in what critics consider his latest attempt to limit oversight. After recovering from a third COVID infection, López Obrador resumed his practice of morning press conferences on Friday, where he backed a plan proposed by…

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 430

Russian carried out the most extensive air raids in months that killed at least 25 people, including five children, Ukrainian officials say. Russia, which regularly denies targeting civilians, said its strategic bombers carried out precision missile attacks on Ukrainian army reserve units to prevent them from getting to the front line. The Russian-installed mayor of Donetsk city said…

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