Mexico's Dilemma: Tariffs or Impose Trump's Draconian Immigration Policies

Mexico’s Dilemma: Tariffs or Impose Trump’s Draconian Immigration Policies

June 28, 2019

The Trump administration is forcing Mexico to impose equally harsh immigration policies as Trump has been imposing on the US, which are actually illegal and endangering the lives of migrants and refugees from Central America, says Laura Carlsen

Mexico Update: 100 Days In, Progressive President Riding High in Polls

Mexico Update: 100 Days In, Progressive President Riding High in Polls

March 25, 2019

Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador’s approval rating is through the roof—Laura Carlsen reports from Mexico City on what has been achieved and what has not

The War on AMLO

The War on AMLO

March 1, 2019

Kurt Hackbarth and Colin Mooers / Socialist Project. Ten weeks into the administration of progressive president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), the Mexican right has made it clear how it plans to oppose him: not as an adversary to be defeated, but as an enemy to be destroyed. And in a war of this kind,…

Mexico's Lopez Obrador's Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 10, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Lopez Obrador’s Plans to Lead Mexico out of Neoliberalism Will Mean Crossing Swords with the US

December 9, 2018

We now have a politically experienced president in Mexico – gone are the days when Mexico kowtows to the US. This will mean a more sovereign economic and foreign policy, says Vijay Prashad of Tricontinental Institute for Social Research

What Does López Obrador’s Cabinet Say About His Upcoming Presidency?

What Does López Obrador’s Cabinet Say About His Upcoming Presidency?

October 22, 2018

By Tom Hansen / Socialist Project. On July 2, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of the recently formed Morena Party swept to victory in Mexico’s presidential election with 53 per cent of the vote, the first time since 1982 that a candidate won more than half the vote. His closest competitor, Ricardo Anaya of the National…

Mexico: Violence, Corruption and Inequality — AMLO to the Rescue?

July 30, 2018

Michael Roberts / Socialist Project. The victory in Mexico’s presidential election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), under the rubric of his relatively new ‘progressive’ Morena party, is both unsurprising and surprising. It’s unsurprising because AMLO had a huge and increasing lead in the opinion polls leading up to polling day. And Mexico’s 88 million…

With the Largest Manddate in Recent History, Lopez Obrador Takes Decisive Steps for Mexico’s Presidency

July 10, 2018

Prof. John Ackerman talks about the mandate, Lopez Obrador’s foreign policy, and his plans for constitutional reforms

Obrador and Mexico’s Watershed Election

July 1, 2018

Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui / Socialist project. Uncertainties, Contradictions and Struggle The July 1 national election in Mexico is likely to be a watershed in Mexican history. The splintering of the three old parties, their unprincipled tactical electoral alliances across party boundaries, the rapid movement of key party figures from one party to another,…

Mexico's Historic 2018 Presidential Election

June 25, 2018
Mexicans head to the polls on Sunday, July 1, to elect a new president for a new six-year term. This is a historic election because it is the first time since the Mexican revolution that a leftist - Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador - is likely to be elected. Here is our election coverage of the past few months