The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit will start Saturday in Mexico City as the body seeks to replace the Organization of American States (OAS) in regional matters.Add your comment!
Exactly four years after Mexico was shaken by the second most intense earthquake in its history, a 7.1 magnitude tremor with an epicentre 11 kilometres southeast of Acapulco hit the country again Tuesday.
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez is planning to succeed his Mexican peer next 17 September as chair of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Estates, CELAC, one of several regional organizations in the continent, but his luck seems to be in the will of a gnome dictator in one of the Caribbean Commonwealth islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Ecuador has requested to become a full member of the Pacific Alliance, an issue that was discussed by the country's president Guillermo Lasso during a recent visit to his Mexican peer Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Mexico allegedly announced its full support for Ecuador to join the four countries, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile block, considered the most dynamic of the Americas.
By Gwynne Dyer – Friday, 13 August, is the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of Mexico. The capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, fell to the invaders after a long siege, and became Mexico City instead. It was a major historical event, still mourned by millions and celebrated by millions more than five centuries after it happened. But was it actually inevitable?
Of the 126 million Mexican population, almost 44% were considered poor at the end of 2020, according to official data from the government. In effect, 3,8 million Mexicans fell below the official poverty line last year to reach 56 million compared with the end of 2018, when current president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office.
Mexico's government announced that it will raffle a house belonging to drug lord Joaquín Guzmán, El Chapo and where he was arrested in 2014. El Chapo head of the Sinaloa cartel is now serving a life sentence in a US high-security prison.
The Mexican government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been accused this week of mounting an espionage scheme to intimidate journalists, it was reported by the newspaper El Universal.
The Governments of Mexico and Argentina Monday recalled their respective ambassadors in Managua, where Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is undertaking a dubious campaign towards his reelection by having his political challengers arrested.
A resolution by the Organization of American States (OAS) condemning human rights violations and massive arrests of opposition leaders by Nicaragua was supported by 26 countries, opposed by three (one of them Nicaragua), while five nations abstained from voting either way. Argentina was one of them.