El presidente de México, AMLO, está entregando el cambio que prometió

México se encuentra en un período de profundos cambios y el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador y su partido Morena están trazando un camino dramáticamente nuevo para el país.

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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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Mexico’s AMLO Rejects Venezuela Coup and Becomes a Bulwark Against US Imperialism

“AMLO is trying to carve out an autonomous space for foreign policy that signals to the United States especially that Mexico will not be subserviently going along with the United States but also tries to make claims as to what democratic legitimacy looks like in Latin America.” — Christy Thornton, Johns Hopkins University

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

MEXICO CITY -- The night before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence personally called him up and pledged the support of the U.S. government should he try to seize power. Sure enough, on January 23, before a large opposition demonstration, Guaidó declared himself interim

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Mexico’s New President Rails Against Neoliberalism — But What About NAFTA?

Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.

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I had the great fortune to attend the inauguration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (or AMLO, as he is known) as the 58th Mexican president on December 1. The atmosphere at the Legislative Palace was electric with the knowledge that Mexico would be beginning its “Fourth Transformation” — following its 1810 independence, the 1855 reformation, and the

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Mexico on the Eve of AMLO – «So Far from God and So Close to the United States»

International capital is worried and the world is hopeful as Mexico is ready to buck an international right-wing tide, shifting its government from right to left-of-center with the presidential inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on December 1.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador | Mexico

The full quote by Porfirio Díaz is: “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.” Mexican President Díaz (1876-1880 and 1884-1911) got it at least half right. Mexico has suffered in the shadow of the Colossus of the North, but Mexico is not poor. Mexico is rich in many ways, yet it also has been impoverished. And Mexico has been

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