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Patrick J. McDonnell

Patrick J. McDonnell is the Los Angeles Times Mexico City bureau chief.  Previously he was bureau chief in Beirut, covering conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Libya and issues in Iran, Lebanon and Turkey. He covered the Iraq war as Baghdad correspondent/bureau chief and then roamed South America as Buenos Aires bureau chief. He began at The Times covering the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego/Tijuana and immigration issues. McDonnell is a native of the Bronx, where he majored in Irish-American studies and N.Y. Yankee fandom. He is a graduate of New York University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, was a Nieman fellow at Harvard and a 2014 Pulitzer finalist in international reporting for coverage from inside Syria.
Mexico pledges $30 billion in development aid in part to deter migration

Mexico plans to invest about $30 billion during the next five years in impoverished southern Mexico. Mexican authorities say the plan could help curb illegal immigration from Central America.

El lujoso avión presidencial de México llega a California para su venta

El avión, comprado por México en 2012 por $ 218.7 millones, será una víctima de alto perfil de las promesas del presidente para recortar los gastos oficiales.

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