Mexico: First The Poor

By Roger Stoll, Popular Resistance. -

Mexico is a semi-colony with a population of 129 million. Its political, financial and business elites are bound to the US, which receives 80% of Mexican exports. International corporations feast [...]

US Left Needs Humility To Understand The Politics Of México

By Bill Gallegos, Portside. -

Nearly all US media articles about the visit characterize it as AMLO abandoning his progressive principles and shamefully kowtowing to Donald Trump, despite the latter’s obvious racism towards [...]

Mexico: Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Plan To Overthrow AMLO

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Some of the most powerful forces in Mexico are uniting in a campaign to try to topple the country’s first left-wing president in decades, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. And they apparently have [...]

Mexico’s President AMLO Is Delivering The Change He Promised

By Rick Sterling, Mintpressnews.com -

Mexico is in a period of profound change and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his Morena Party are charting a dramatically new path for the country. Jeremy Corbyn lost the election but [...]

AMLO And His Impact In Latin America

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, La Jornada, translation. Resumen Latinoamericano, North America branch. -

The arrival of Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the Presidency of Mexico had an important impact on the momentum of anti-neoliberal struggles in Latin America and the Caribbean. As the presidential [...]

Mexico’s Govt Launches Massive Auction For ‘Robin Hood’ Program

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Since taking office in December, Lopez Obrador, a leftist, has rolled out a string of welfare programs for the poor and the elderly, cut salaries for top civil servants. Mexico’s government [...]

Mexico’s AMLO And His Impact On Latin America

By Angel Guerra Cabrera, REDH-Cuba, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

The presidency of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) in Mexico has had a significant impact on boosting anti-neoliberal struggles in Latin America and the Caribbean. As the presidential election [...]

Trump Calls For US Troops To Wage “War” On Drug Cartels In Mexico

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

Donald Trump threatened to deploy US soldiers to Mexico yesterday in the aftermath of a gang-related attack that left nine dual US-Mexico citizens dead in the northern state of Chihuahua. Six [...]

Mexico’s Far Right Tries Soft Coup Against AMLO

By Arturo Sanchez Jimenez, Resumen-english.org -

The far right is planning a soft coup or silent coup against Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), according to an investigation carried out by the alternative videocollective [...]

Mexico’s AMLO To Zapatistas: Let’s Put Aside Our Differences

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador urged on Sunday for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) to leave behind differences and no longer fight in order to work for the unity [...]

10 Keys To Understanding Mexico’s Lopez Obrador At A Year Since His Election

By Katu Arkonada, Resumen-english.org -

One year after the triumph of the people, a popular insurrection of votes at the polls, that occurred on July 1, 2018, and 7 months of governing, perhaps the phrase that best characterizes the [...]

AMLO In Office: From Megaprojects To Militarization

By Caitlin Manning, Roarmag.org -

Many on the left, both in Mexico and abroad, welcomed the new president of Mexico, hoping that his progressive rhetoric of a “fourth transformation” augured a new era of positive change in [...]

Zapatistas Take On President AMLO At 25th Anniversary

By Jérôme Baschet, Roarmag.org -

On January 1, 2019, the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico celebrated the 25th anniversary of the start of their uprising in 1994. Normally, these yearly celebrations are festive activities marked by [...]

Zapatistas Warn Mexico: ‘We Won’t Back AMLO Projects’

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

"It’s not easy to face political parties and bad governments are the current one: dishonest and deceitful,” said Subcomandante Moises. Mexico's National Liberation Zapatista Army (EZLN) has [...]

AMLO Goes Full Throttle Against Neoliberalism — But What About NAFTA?

By Manuel Perez-Rocha, Fpif.org -

I had the great fortune to attend the inauguration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (or AMLO, as he is known) as the 58th Mexican president on December 1. The atmosphere at the Legislative Palace [...]

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