¿La nueva designación del terrorismo del cártel de drogas de Trump enmascara una agenda más siniestra?

Todos en América Latina saben lo que les sucede a los jefes de estado izquierdistas que desafían el poder de las élites locales y del gobierno de los Estados Unidos.

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President Donald Trump announced that he will designate Mexican drug cartels as “terrorists”, paving the way for a potentially massive increase in American military involvement directly south of its border. “They will be designated,” Trump told ex-Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly during an interview, revealing that he asked the Mexican government for

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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.

Mexico | NAFTA | AMLO

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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Mexico’s New President Reaffirms Commitment to Nationalize Oil Resources

During his campaign, Lopez Obrador said he wanted to ‘reactivate’ the state’s role in petrol production.

Protesters hold candles by a sign that reads in Spanish "Enough already!" outside the headquarters of the government-run PEMEX oil company in Mexico City, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. People are protesting a 20-percent gasoline price hike after the government stopped subsidizing and regulating prices for gasoline and diesel. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) reaffirmed that his administration will spend more than US$2.63 billion to bring the state’s oil refinery company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), up to date. AMLO said he plans to update the six Pemex refineries in order to reduce imports and increase the country’s crude production

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Mexican President-Elect Promises to Outlaw Fracking

Environmentalists are urging him to «move even farther by pledging to transition Mexico to a fully clean, renewable energy future.»

Mexico's President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, or AMLO, whose victory last month left many hopeful for the nation's next chapter, elicited praise from environmentalists for promising Wednesday to outlaw hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method of extracting natural gas that's often called fracking. "This is the climate leadership we

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