Browsing tag

AMLO

AMLO AND THE ANTI-FASCIST FRONT

By Arturo Gallegos – It is well known that to any progressive change in the politics of a country there is a reaction to the contrary, in other words, the response of the conservative side. Not rarely this resistance of the privileged class to lose its advantages usually ends in violence. Old and recent history […]

Advertisements

Draining the Swamp: Mexico confirms arrest of corrupt former Oil Company chief

CDMX – The Attorney General’s Office (FGR) confirmed that the former director of the state-owned Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) during Enrique Peña Nieto’s six-year term, Emilio Lozoya Austin, was arrested on Wednesday in Spain.   The agency reported that Lozoya, accused of corruption, is in the hands of the Spanish authorities, who have arrested him in Mallorca. The former official is wanted in Mexico to […]

Mexico’s AMLO DEFEATS Trump in Failed Trade War Gambit

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump walked back previous threats against Mexico after a firm position taken by Mexican president AMLO, as Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. In a face-saving maneuver, he tweeted that Mexico “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central […]

Trump’s rhetoric on collision course with Mexico’s rise as a multipolar power

CDMX – The president of Mexico , Andrés Manuel López Obrador ( AMLO ), proposed on Thursday to his colleague from the United States, Donald Trump , in response to threats of tariffs, a path of dialogue instead of confrontation to resolve the immigration issue.   Mexican Deputy Foreign Minister Jesus Seade said that if the United States fulfills its threat to […]

The Task of the Mexican Revolutionary Left for Obrador´s New Government

By Arturo Gallegos – The “Obrador phenomenon” dominates the political discussion in Mexico for a while now, and even more since its overwhelming electoral victory. Same goes for the forces on the right, from the very fascist ones to the moderate ones, as to the revolutionary left. Critical support where possible, open criticism where necessary, […]

¡Que Viva! Social-Nationalist Obrador SWEEPS Mexico’s Presidential Election

MEXICO CITY – Anti-corruption candidate, nationalist, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO for short) absolutely dominated the polls in Mexico’s highly contested presidential race Sunday.  His election represents a new era in Mexican politics, in a political sea change driven by half a century of voter disenfranchisement and cynicism – a rejection of the politics […]