President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had voted in favor of the referendum, which the opposition saw as a diversionary tactic.
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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, known as AMLO, has never had much time or aptitude for democratic niceties.
The ability of that city to prosper was partly due to a shared social structure that provided economic opportunity to immigrants.
Mexican authorities must immediately and thoroughly investigate the killing of reporter Lourdes Maldonado López, CPJ.
Martínez was ambushed just after noon at his residence in Tijuana, a coastal city just across the border from San Diego in California.
Should ex-officials be tried for criminal conduct, a countrywide referendum held in Mexico on Sunday asked. Voter turnout was low.
The countries with the greatest wealth disparity often had regimes that centralized power in a limited number of citizens.
Cesar Chavez said we only have two weapons to defend ourselves; Huelga and Boycott. These too are the response to blasé to shared scrape.
Americans are not aware that China is training the Mexican army. The presence of China on our border is the result of lack of planning and self-interest.
Mexican journalist Sergio Aguayo Quezada exposed corruption in Coahuila State and instead got a conviction, a dangerous precedent for freedom of expression.