López Obrador's Youth in His Home State Shows Why He's Not a Demagogic Populist

  1. López Obrador’s Youth in His Home State Shows Why He’s Not a Demagogic Populist  The Nation.
  2. Mexico’s New Boss Is the Same as Its Old Bosses  Foreign Policy (blog)
  3. Mexico implements retaliatory tariffs on US agricultural products  The Hill
  4. Mexico breaks from the neoliberal consensus  Washington Post
  5. With election of new president, often-cynical Mexicans opting for hope  Christian Science Monitor
  6. Full coverage


Source: Google News

Mexico's business chiefs praise Lopez Obrador after prickly campaign

Mexico's business chiefs praise Lopez Obrador after prickly campaignBy Anthony Esposito and Stefanie Eschenbacher MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s business elite had warm words for President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday after he assured them he respected private enterprise, a contrast to jibes in his campaign that some tycoons belonged to a “mafia of power.” The encounter between the powerful CCE business lobby and Lopez Obrador comes as markets took the election of the self-styled radical in stride. At a news conference, CCE director Juan Pablo Castanon and Lopez Obrador said their meeting was characterized by certainty and trust. “I want to express my satisfaction for the attitude of the business sector,” Lopez Obrador said.


Source: Yahoo! News

Mexico's Lopez Obrador meets outgoing president, wants three-year referendum

Mexico's Lopez Obrador meets outgoing president, wants three-year referendumBy Daina Beth Solomon MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, met with the country’s outgoing leader on Tuesday, hours after the leftist said he would put his job on the line to a recall referendum half-way through his six-year term. Lopez Obrador, who won a landslide victory in Sunday’s election and takes office in December, traveled in a white Volkswagen sedan on Tuesday to the meeting with centrist President Enrique Pena Nieto in the presidential palace in the capital’s colonial downtown district. Lopez Obrador and Pena Nieto were due to discuss the 2019 budget, trade and energy policy.


Source: Yahoo! News

Mexico election: Trump and López Obrador discuss 'development deal'

  1. Mexico election: Trump and López Obrador discuss ‘development deal’  BBC News
  2. Five challenges that lie ahead for Mexico’s next president  Los Angeles Times
  3. Mexico’s New President Isn’t Afraid Of A Fight. Now He Has To Deal With Donald Trump.  BuzzFeed News
  4. Why López Obrador won Mexico — and why Trump had better watch out  New York Daily News
  5. He Alone Can Fix It?  Slate Magazine
  6. Full coverage


Source: Google News

Who is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's next president?

Who is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's next president?Mexico has a new president after Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won a landslide victory in the weekend’s election. The former mayor of Mexico City secured more than 53 per cent of the vote and will take over from current president Enrique Pena Nieto. The 64-year-old president-elect, who is sometimes called “Almo”, led opinion polls throughout his election campaign which saw him promise to clean up crime and cut corruption.


Source: Yahoo! News

Leftist López Obrador storms to victory in Mexican presidential election

  1. Leftist López Obrador storms to victory in Mexican presidential election  NBCNews.com
  2. Lopez Obrador: Five things in president-elect’s inbox  BBC News
  3. Violence, crime, Trump: the new Mexican president’s inbox  Yahoo News
  4. A President of Paradox for Mexico  New York Times
  5. Mexico’s AMLO Sweeps to Power in Historic Left-Wing Landslide  Bloomberg
  6. Full coverage


Source: Google News