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Opposition bloc from Yucatán helped defeat AMLO’s energy reforms

A coalition made up of Yucatán's congressional delegation helped defeat a stinging defeat of the president's energy reforms on Sunday. The constitutional reform would have...

What Mexico’s upcoming presidential referendum actually means

More posters and propaganda have hit the streets as the referendum on the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador draws near. 

Internal scandal dents AMLO’s popularity and sharpens hostilities against media

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s approval rating has dropped to the lowest score yet after a scandal involving his eldest son, according to a poll by...

Mexican President tests positive for COVID-19, again

Yesterday, Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 once again. 

What is behind AMLO’s confusing rhetoric surrounding violence against women?

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador acknowledged that reported femicides have increased during his time in office. However, the president claimed that the 8.5% increase in...

Mexico expands pensions and plans to double benefits by 2024

A few days after the start of the electoral process, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that Mexico's universal pension for the elderly will...

AMLO: States free to decide when schools will open again

In a morning press conference, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said each state will decide when students and teachers will be returning to classrooms. The...

AMLO gets his way: Thanks to new law, the CFE to...

Mexico's senate has approved a new reform to the law governing the production and distribution of electricity. The reforms are described by President Andrés Manuel...

AMLO to visit Yucatán and kick off construction of three new...

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit the Yucatán Peninsula this weekend to kick off the construction of three new sections of the Tren...

AMLO under fire: Critics say he is politicizing vaccine rollout

Prioritizing vaccination in small communities where infections are few makes little sense, say critics of the federal government.  Vaccinations in Yucatán for men and women over...

López Obrador’s cousin is latest relative to die from COVID-19

Úrsula Mojica Obrador, cousin of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, died this Friday morning while being treated in Tampico for COVID-19, according to El...

AMLO’s critics unhappy about planned visit to White House

A storm of criticism followed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's announcement Wednesday that he plans to travel to Washington to meet with President Donald...

AMLO wakes up in Merida, starts early-morning meeting with armed forces,...

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is in Merida today, part of a road trip that takes place as Mexico gradually begins to ease coronavirus...

Cars cram Paseo to accuse AMLO of ‘Communist’ agenda

An estimated 1,000 cars formed a caravan from the state Congress to the Monumento a la Patria this morning to demand President Andrés Manuel...

AMLO to visit Merida, other cities, despite coronavirus contingencies

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is planning a tour of southeast Mexico next week despite the continuing coronavirus spread. Flying commercially, AMLO will visit...

Mexico eyes nationwide ‘return to normal’ June 1, or sooner for...

Predicting the coronavirus epidemic will peak in early May, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to bring Mexico "back to normal" June 1. The president's...

AMLO to skip Merida on his next trip to Yucatan

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will arrive in Yucatan again next weekend on a three-day work tour to deal exclusively with indigenous issues. This time,...

Addressing blackouts, AMLO promises new power plant in Yucatan

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised a new power plant "so that there will never be any blackouts" in Yucatan.

AMLO holding rallies Merida and Valladolid on Saturday

When Mexico's president returns to Merida on Saturday, the first order of business will be a 12:30 p.m. public rally at the Deportivo La...

Investment analyst doubts Mayan Train will ever be finished

The president's Mayan Train project isn't likely ever to be finished, a bank analyst said.

Blackouts in Yucatan are seen as suspicious

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that power outages on the Yucatan Peninsula could be due more than just an accidental fire.

AMLO in Yucatan to meet with U.S. official, business leaders

For the second time since taking office, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will visit Yucatan today. His itinerary is packed.

Blackouts expected to continue in Yucatan and throughout Mexico

The Yucatan Peninsula and other areas of the country will likely continue to suffer "major blackouts" the rest of the year.

Mexico demands apology from Spain, Vatican over injustices to indigenous people

AMLO has demanded Spanish King Felipe VI and Pope Francis apologize for historical abuses of colonialism and the conquest of Mexico.