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

By Staff, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

"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, -

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 [...]

AMLO’s Inauguration And The Future Of Mexico

By Laura Carlsen, NACLA. -

In over two centuries of nationhood, Mexico has never seen a presidential inauguration like that of December 1, 2018. From the pre-dawn Indigenous ceremony to consecrate the bastón de mando—a [...]

López Obrador Inaugurated Surrounded By A Multitude: “For The Good Of All, First The Poor”

By Staff, -

The so-called fourth transformation has started its clock in Mexico. Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) officially became president this Saturday at 11.20 am. The handover ceremony culminated a [...]

Mexico On The Eve Of AMLO – “So Far From God And So Close To The United States”

By Roger D. Harris, -

The full quote by Porfirio Díaz is: “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.” Mexican President Díaz (1876-1880 and 1884-1911) got it at least half right. Mexico has [...]

AMLO Inaugurated: Promises Profound And Radical Transformation

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

AMLO has been a pragmatic center left politician but he seems to be turning into a populist left political leader promising a “profound and radical” transformation. His left government comes at a [...]

AMLO Speaks Up For Rights Of Honduran Migrants Caravan

By Staff, -

The President-elect of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) will ask the governments of the United States and Canada to allocate resources to boost development in Central America which he [...]

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