Tijuana has a new mayor, same as the old mayor, as Gonzalez Cruz retakes office

TIJUANA, Mexico — The first female mayor of Tijuana served for less than a month before her previous boss returned on Thursday, demanding his old job back.Arturo Gonzalez Cruz, the elected mayor of Tijuana, stepped away from office in mid-October, after appointing his education secretary, Karla Ruiz MacFarland, to serve in his absence. Then, in a turn of events that was bizarre even by Baja California standards, Gonzalez Cruz announced Thursday he plans to temporarily resume his mayoral duties — at least for the next few weeks.The 66-year-old real estate executive said he plans to continue ser...

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