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Mexico Shouldn’t Eliminate Key Disability Rights Agency

Expand Then-president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets supporters during a rally in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico, on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. © 2018 Cesar Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images On February 18, Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, suggested he would dissolve the country’s National Council for People with Disabilities, claiming it only fulfills administrative functions.  He did not indicate what if anything he would replace the council with. Mexico’s disability community believes the council needs to be improved. It needs greater funding, should have more involvement…

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