Lopez Obrador’s Commanding Lead in Mexican Polls Spells End of the Line for Establishment Parties

Polls consistently place the leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, former mayor of Mexico City, as the frontrunner in the 2018 presidential race, signaling an end to two-party rule in Mexico.

Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador embraces his wife Beatriz Gutierrez after formalizing his candidacy at the National Electoral Institute in Mexico City, March 16, 2018. Mexico will hold elections on July 1. (AP/Eduardo Verdugo)

MEXICO CITY -- Facing a raft of problems -- including organized crime, growing violence, deepening poverty, a healthcare crisis and rampant corruption -- voters in Mexico are preparing to abandon the duopoly that has governed the country for nearly a century to elect as president a Bernie Sanders-like populist. The results of a public opinion

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Mexico’s President Avoids Protesters, Unless They’re Venezuelan

The Mexican president’s meeting with Tintori reinforced his country’s pro-interventionist position on Venezuela.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto with Venezuelan opposition activist Lilian Tintori, right, April 6, 2017. | Photo: Enrique Peña Nieto/Twitter

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is notorious for avoiding meetings with protesters. It took him an entire year to finally meet with the parents of the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College who went missing in September 2014. Peña Nieto also cancelled talks with leaders of National Coordination of Education Workers, CNTE,

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Trump’s ‘Great Wall’ And The ‘Drug War’

If Trump persists in sending a bill to Mexico City for his wall, Pena should seriously consider sending a bill in return to Washington to pay for the U.S. drug war.

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle keeps watch along the border fence in Nogales, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Attention deficit disorder isn’t usually a welcome presidential attribute, but Mexicans can be thankful that Donald Trump has temporarily shifted his focus away from their country to start fights instead with Iran, the European Union, China, California and the U.S. news media. The last time Trump addressed Mexico, right after the election, the

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UPDATE: Trump Tells Mexican President To Cancel Visit If Mexico Won’t Pay For Wall

Canceling the meeting is a matter of Mexican dignity, voices across the country have told President Peña Nieto.

Presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto waves to supporters at his party's headquarters in Mexico City, early Monday, July 2, 2012. Mexico's old guard sailed back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto, whose party was long accused of ruling the country through corruption and patronage. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)

Update: Mexico's President has announced he will not travel to the U.S. to meet with Trump. President Peña Nieto made the statement from his own Twitter account: https://twitter.com/EPN/status/824660333964824576 (REPORT) --- U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday morning his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto should only follow

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Mexico ‘Furious’ About Trump Visit

Mexicans are baffled that President Enrique Peña Nieto is meeting with U.S. presidential candidate who referred to Mexican immigrants as ‘criminals and rapists’

A man dresses a donkey to resemble Donald Trump in preparation for the costume competition at the annual donkey festival in Otumba, Mexico state, Mexico

When news broke late Tuesday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had accepted Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's invitation to meet in Mexico City on Wednesday, the reaction in Mexico was swift and "furious," according to New York Timesreporter Elisabeth Malkin. Trump, who has called Mexican immigrants "criminals and rapists"

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Energy Bill Advancing Through Mexican Congress

Historic bill would open state-run oil industry to private investment.

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's lower house of Congress gave general approval to historic legislation that would open the state-run oil industry to private investment, but final passage was delayed by a debate on its provisions that continued throughout the night and past dawn on Thursday. Just hours after the measure passed the Senate

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