Mexico to Redraw Drug War Relationship with the US After Mexican General’s Arrest

The United States gave Mexico no warning about the imminent arrest of one of its top generals following Attorney General Bill Barr’s failure to provide the Mexican government information on American drug cartels.

The arrest of Mexican General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda at LAX in October was the culmination of a secret operation carried out by the U.S. Justice Department and the DEA. The operation was not disclosed to the Mexican government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) before his general's capture. In one of his daily morning addresses after the

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Mexico to Renationalize Oil Next Year If Current Laws Fail to Save Reeling PEMEX

AMLO first hinted at the prospect of re-nationalizing Mexico’s oil industry in August and recently doubled down on the idea as well as leaving open the possibility of refinancing the energy sector’s enormous debt.

AMLO PEMEX Feature photo

Faced with thousands of conservative opposition demonstrators camping out in the streets of Mexico City since he took office, the administration of Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) is under renewed pressure to come up with a strategy to address the nation's tottering energy sector, which has reached a critical juncture in the

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Mexico State Oil Company Files $22 Billion Debt Swap amid IMF Threats and White House Visit

Mexico’s economy is put in the crosshairs by the IMF as the “new NAFTA” takes effect and AMLO is forced to make concessions to avoid an even deeper recession.

Mexico Economy Feature Photo

Mexico's president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, known colloquially as AMLO, arrived back in his nation's capital yesterday aboard an American Airlines flight after his first state visit to the United States since taking office in a historic, landslide victory in 2018. The commercial flight included a stopover at Miami International Airport as

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Supreme Court Ruling Hands US Border Patrol a Licence to Kill With Impunity

The Supreme Court set a dangerous precedent yesterday when it ruled in favor of the US Border Patrol in the cross-border murder of a young teenage boy who was shot in the face by an overzealous agent.

Sergio Hernandez murder

June 2010, 15-year old Sergio Hernandez was playing a game with his friends in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico when a U.S. Border Patrol officer Jesus Mesa shot him in the face, killing him instantly. Mesa fired from El Paso, Texas on the American side of the border into Mexico. In court, he claimed that the teenage boy had attacked him, pelting him with

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Mexico’s President AMLO Is Delivering the Change He Promised

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. 

AMLO Feature photo

Jeremy Corbyn lost the election but one of his political friends, the progressive Mexican leader named Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has been in power for one year. He is carrying out the plans and priorities described in his 2018 book, "New Hope for Mexico." With 129 million people, Mexico is the 10th most populous country in the world. It has

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Majority of Mexicans See United States as Greatest Threat, New Poll Shows

This is not the first time that a US-based outfit has concluded that the US government is a menace to other countries. A 2014 survey of world public opinion found that the United States was overwhelmingly considered the greatest threat to world peace.

Mexico Anti-US Feature photo

A poll published last week by the Pew Research Center shows that 56 percent of Mexicans view the United States as the greatest threat to their country. Russia and China came an extremely distant second and third, with six and five percent respectively. Thus, of the 195 states recognized by the United Nations, most Mexicans identified just one as a

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