As part of his final moment as Mexico’s outgoing leader, President Enrique Peña Nieto stood beside Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G20 summit in Buenos Aries as the trio announced the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the dawning of the new […]
Tag: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
With the conclusion of Mexico’s presidential elections this past Sunday, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is poised to govern one of Latin America’s most populous and diverse countries with challenges unique to both its geographic proximity to the United States and historic relationship to the region’s turbulent political and economic history. […]
There’s no better moment than now for Mexico to embrace multipolarity by teaming up with China and possibly constructing a Pacific-Caribbean rail corridor across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, but such a project has its limitations and isn’t anything to get too excited about at this time, let alone blindly jump […]
Lopez Obrador Wins Historic Mexican Election – But Will he Tackle The Drug Problem With Duterte Style Commitment?
AMLO finally wins For the first time in history, the Mexican people have elected a President from outside of the liberal/centre-right mainstream. But far from being a political outsider, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (or AMLO as he is affectionately known in Mexico) is a political veteran. For five years he […]
On Sunday, Mexicans will head to the polls to vote in an election that is guaranteed to transform front-line Mexican politics. After several failed attempts at winning the Presidency, leftist/populist stalwart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (known affectionately as AMLO) looks to steamroll to victory on the 1st of July as even […]
The popular saying that “the dogs bark but the caravan passes” doesn’t apply to Trump’s criticism of the Central American migrant caravan crossing Mexico en route to the US right now, since there’s no way that the President will allow it to pass into his country if he values his […]