Presidential spokesman Eduardo Sánchez said that the Mexican government will work with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to analyze the possible mass expulsion of undocumented immigrants.
He said the Mexican government will launch a campaign with its consulates in the United States to offer information and to be ready for any emergency situations that could arise concerning Mexican citizens living there.
++ President Enrique Peña Nieto and U.S. President Barack Obama had a telephone conversation and they agreed to strengthen relations and boost cooperation mechanisms to ensure a strong relationship that benefits both countries.
++ Later, President Peña Nieto welcomed his Panamanian counterpart Juan Carlos Varela at the National Palace.
Both leaders signed an agreement to protect migrant human right in response to threats from Donald Trump that mass deportations are imminent.
++ Finance Secretary José Antonio Meade said that volatility in the peso-dollar exchange rate in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in U.S. elections will not endanger the federal government’s debt level.
++ A criminal court absolved former teacher’s union leader Elba Esther Gordillo of task fraud since the evidence presented by the Attorney General’s Office shows inconsistencies.
Gordillo will remain in prison however since she still faces money laundering and organized crime charges.
++ The Belisario Domínguez Medal Senate committee agreed to award the medal posthumously to Gonzalo Rivas, a computer systems engineer who allegedly sacrificed his life to avoid an explosion at a gasoline station in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, on December 12, 2011.
This will be the first time that the Belisario Domínguez Medal will be awarded to a citizen who is not an artist, politician, writer, academician or businessman.
++ The Nochixtlán Victims Committee will at the end of November begin a march to Mexico City to demand punishment for the killings of eight local residents in a clash with federal and state police.
++ In an unprecedented move the Health Secretariat declared two health emergencies for non-transmittable diseases: diabetes and obesity that are killing Mexicans.