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Montevideo, March 21st 2023 - 17:21 UTC

Tag: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

  • Wednesday, March 1st 2023 - 08:05 UTC

    Tesla to build carmaking plant in Mexico

    AMLO stressed Mexico cannot grant subsidies as the US government does, which Musk understood “perfectly”

    Elon Musk's Tesla will install a factory to build electric cars in Mexico, which will be the company's first in Latin America, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) confirmed Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, February 28th 2023 - 07:02 UTC

    AMLO wants a five-nation anti-inflation regional alliance

    AMLO needs some regionality after refusing to hand over the pro tempore presidency of the Pacific Alliance to “puppet” Boluarte

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), who insisted Monday on dubbing his Peruvian colleague Dina Boluarte “a puppet,” has launched an initiative to tackle inflation with other regional leftwing leaders, namely Argentina's Alberto Fernandez, Brazil's Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, Colombia's Gustavo Petro, and Cuba's Miguel Díaz-Canel

  • Saturday, February 25th 2023 - 10:18 UTC

    Peru pulls ambassador from Mexico after AMLO's criticism

    “Diplomatic relations between Peru and Mexico formally remain at the level of chargé d'affaires,” Boluarte said

    Peruvian President Dina Boluarte Friday announced she was recalling Lima's ambassador from Mexico in response to her colleague Adrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) meddling in the internal affairs of her country.

  • Tuesday, February 21st 2023 - 06:48 UTC

    AMLO decrees nationalization of Mexico's lithium reserves

    Mexico's lithium is not to be exploited by Russia, nor China, nor the United States, AMLO announced

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) signed the decree whereby the country's lithium reserves belong to the federal state. “Let the nation be the owner of this strategic mineral” used in the production of batteries for electric cars, the head of state said from Sonora in the municipality of Bacadéhuachi.

  • Saturday, February 18th 2023 - 10:04 UTC

    AMLO not handing over Andean presidency to “undemocratic” Peru

    The Mexican President will let the Rio Group decide

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced he would not be handing over the pro-tempore presidency of the Pacific Alliance to Peru on the grounds that Pedro Castillo Terrones' impeachment has been “undemocratic,” it was reported Friday.

  • Tuesday, January 10th 2023 - 09:54 UTC

    AMLO wants Biden to end abandonment of Latin America

    “I wish we could focus on just one region, but we focus on multiple regions,” Biden told López Obrador

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) asked his US colleague Joseph Biden to take a look at his closest neighbors when allocating aid funds. The two leaders met Monday in Mexico City to discuss the needs of the American continent in the coming years, particularly regarding cooperation and migration.

  • Friday, January 6th 2023 - 10:19 UTC

    Chapo Guzmán's son arrested in Mexico

    Ovidio Guzmán had been arrested in Culiacán on Oct. 17, 2019, but was released the same day

    Mexican authorities have arrested Ovidio Guzmán, also known as “El Ratón,” for allegedly trafficking fentanyl and other drugs. He is the son of former drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, who is currently incarcerated in the United States.

  • Tuesday, December 27th 2022 - 10:00 UTC

    Mexico, AMLO’s False Promises and waiting for the next president

    AMLO pledged to improve the economy, fight inequality and corruption. As his six-year term enters its final stretch, it is clear that he will fail to keep his word.

    By Jorge G. Castañeda, NEW YORK – Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has reached the beginning of the end. AMLO, as he is widely known, was inaugurated on December 1, 2018, having promised to improve Mexico’s economy, reduce poverty and inequality, and tackle corruption and violence, all while strengthening the country’s infant democracy, and will leave office on September 30, 2024. With his term more over than not, most of what he was going to achieve has already been achieved – and it’s not much.

  • Tuesday, December 13th 2022 - 20:25 UTC

    AMLO still calls Castillo “President” and insists “will of the people” must be respected

    López Obrador is still to recognize Boluarte as president of Peru after Castillo's impeachment

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) Tuesday replied to the objections raised by Peru's Foreign Ministry to his comments regarding the ongoing political crisis in the South American Country.

  • Wednesday, December 7th 2022 - 10:20 UTC

    AMLO's Plan B triggered to reform Mexico's electoral system

    AMLO's Morena party seeks to reduce the bureaucratic apparatus to strengthen democratic life, which would also entail substantial savings

    Mexico's opposition has given the thumbs down to the electoral reform promoted by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) who sought to cut down the red tape and add transparency to the voting process.