Killing of Salvadoran Refugee by Police in Mexico Incites Furor

Videos echoing the death of George Floyd showed a police officer kneeling on the back of the woman, who died of a broken spine, just days before an international forum on gender equality began in Mexico.

#deaths-fatalities, #el-salvador, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #womens-rights

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13 Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Mexico Ambush

The attack appeared to be the deadliest assault on the Mexican police in well over a year, illustrating the severe security challenges facing the government.

#attacks-on-police, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico

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US to Send Millions of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Mexico and Canada

The announcement came at a time when the Biden administration has been quietly pressing Mexico to ramp up its efforts to limit the flow of migrants.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #central-america, #chihuahua-mexico, #ciudad-juarez-mexico, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #guatemala, #honduras, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #latin-america, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #north-america, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Biden Urges Mexico to Do More to Stop Migration

The Biden administration has been quietly pressing Mexico to ramp up its efforts to limit the flow of migrants, clinging to a Trump policy of relying on southern neighbors to enforce America’s immigration agenda.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #central-america, #chihuahua-mexico, #ciudad-juarez-mexico, #guatemala, #honduras, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #latin-america, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #north-america, #united-states

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Can Biden Help Stem Mexico’s Democratic Decline?

The U.S. president could persuade President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that common values make good neighbors, more so if they are partners and friends.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #institutional-revolutionary-party-mexico, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #morena-mexican-political-party, #united-states-mexico-canada-agreement

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A Women’s March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured

Armed with blowtorches and hammers, women demonstrated at the president’s residence, demanding that Mexico’s government take action to address one of the world’s worst rates of gender violence.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #mexico-city-mexico, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Mexico Set to Reshape Power Sector to Favor the State

Legislation that the Mexican president has pushed would curtail private investors in the energy industry and possibly reverse gains in lowering carbon emissions.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #energy-and-power, #foreign-investments, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #law-and-legislation, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #national-action-party-mexico, #politics-and-government

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Mexican Women Are Fed Up and López Obrador Doesn’t Get It

Mexico’s president is supporting a candidate accused of rape. Women may need to give up on him.

#lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #morena, #politics-and-government, #poverty, #salgado-macedonio-felix, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls

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How Sexual Assault Allegations Have Divided Mexico’s Governing Party

Mexico’s president has stood by a candidate accused of sexual assault. The case is testing the president’s promises of justice and equality for all.

#lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Biden to Discuss Border and Other Issues With Mexican President

As President Biden looks to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, he is seeking to work with a Mexican counterpart who was a surprise contributor to them.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Mexico Cries Foul at Natural Gas Cutoff Ordered by Texas Governor

Amid his own push for Mexican energy sovereignty, President López Obrador said he was trying to stop a measure by Texas to restrict gas exports as both sides of the border suffered mass outages.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #energy-and-power, #international-trade-and-world-market, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #texas

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Mexico’s President Has Covid. Will It Make Him Take the Disease More Seriously?

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has played down the pandemic, and many Mexicans wonder if his own illness will change his mind since he can count on the quality care that many struggle to find.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #politics-and-government

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Mexico’s López Obrador, Fond of Trump, Eyes Biden Administration Warily

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador came to appreciate Mr. Trump’s hands-off style, and is already making waves with an incoming administration he expects to be more meddlesome.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #international-relations, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #politics-and-government, #trump-donald-j

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Mexico Frees a General, and Wounds Its Alliance With the U.S.

The Biden administration will need to rebuild drug-enforcement cooperation after Mexico exonerated Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, discounting U.S. evidence that he worked for a cartel.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cienfuegos-zepeda-salvador, #defense-and-military-forces, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drug-cartels, #drug-enforcement-administration, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #h-2-cartel, #informers, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #wiretapping-and-other-eavesdropping-devices-and-methods

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Former Governor of Jalisco, Mexico, Is Killed in Puerto Vallarta

Aristóteles Sandoval was shot in the back inside a restaurant restroom in one of the highest-profile political killings in Mexico in recent memory.

#drug-cartels, #jalisco-mexico, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #politics-and-government, #puerto-vallarta-mexico

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Biden Can Inspire Latin America

A domestic transformation of the United States would have a tremendous impact in the region.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #new-deal-1930s, #united-states-international-relations

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America and Mexico Can End the War on Drugs Now

After a half a century of failure, the U.S. and Mexico have an opportunity to find a new way forward on narcotics policy.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #united-states

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‘This Is a War’: Cross-Border Fight Over Water Erupts in Mexico

Farmers in Mexico ambushed soldiers and seized a dam to stop water payments to the United States, in a sign of growing conflict over increasingly scarce resources.

#agriculture-and-farming, #chihuahua-mexico, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #levees-and-dams, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #politics-and-government, #water

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The Wall That Covid-19 Built Is Keeping Me From My Mom

Being a family separated by borders is never easy, but this year is different.

#birthdays, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel

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The Quest to Raffle Off Mexico’s Presidential Plane

The Mexican president has called the jet “an insult to the people,” but has failed to sell it or give it away. Some have called the spectacle a symbol of his leadership.

#calderon-felipe, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #pena-nieto-enrique, #politics-and-government

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Between the Pandemic and the President: Mexico City Mayor’s Balancing Act

As the first woman and Jewish person elected to lead the capital, Claudia Sheinbaum needs the president’s support. But how close can she remain to a man who has downplayed the pandemic?

#claudia-sheinbaum, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico-city-mexico, #politics-and-government

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Mexico’s Former President Accused in Bribery Scandal

Corruption allegations against past presidents have never led to prosecution. Will the latest claims about Enrique Peña Nieto lead to the first?

#bribery-and-kickbacks, #corruption-institutional, #guzman-loera-joaquin, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #odebrecht-sa, #pena-nieto-enrique, #videgaray-luis-1968

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‘I’d Rather Stay Home and Die’

A fear of hospitals is leading many Mexicans to delay treatment for coronavirus until it is too late for doctors to help them.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ecatepec-mexico, #emergency-medical-treatment, #hospitals, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #mexico-city-mexico

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Mexico Seizes Crime Boss El Marro, Under Pressure to Cut Violence

While the arrest of José Antonio Yépez delivers a major blow to a cartel, analysts say officials lack a cohesive strategy against debilitating crime.

#drug-cartels, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #organized-crime

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Latin America Is Facing a ‘Decline of Democracy’ Under the Pandemic

The coronavirus is battering Latin American health systems and economies. It is also threatening the region’s fragile political freedoms.

#anez-chavez-jeanine, #bolsonaro-jair-1955, #caribbean-area, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #latin-america, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #maduro-nicolas, #ortega-daniel, #politics-and-government

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Trump Hosts Mexico’s President to Spotlight Trade and Immigration

President Trump sees a revised North American trade deal and new border enforcement as key to his re-election in November.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #immigration-and-emigration, #international-trade-and-world-market, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #north-american-free-trade-agreement, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government, #united-states-mexico-canada-agreement

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Mexico’s Leader Sought Harmony With Trump. He Got a Lopsided Relationship.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, visiting the White House Wednesday, has avoided fighting the Trump administration. Critics say he is too willing to bend to the American president’s will.

#economic-conditions-and-trends, #illegal-immigration, #international-trade-and-world-market, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations

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Bone Fragments in Mexico Identified As One of 43 Missing Students

The identification of one victim’s remains is the first sign of progress in years in a case that traumatized Mexico and became a symbol of corruption and injustice.

#escuela-normal-rural-raul-isidro-burgos-guerrero-mexico, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #iguala-mexico, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #pena-nieto-enrique

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‘A Colossal Error’: Mexican Leader Under Fire for Plan to Visit Trump

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will meet in the White House this week with President Trump, and said he plans to praise the administration for its “respectful treatment” of Mexicans.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #international-trade-and-world-market, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico-city-mexico, #trump-donald-j

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How Mexico’s Drug Cartels are Profiting From the Pandemic

Lockdown exacerbated addiction in the U.S., while in Mexico, cartels dig into their turfs with charity and curfews, and put violent pressure on a vulnerable government.

#drug-cartels, #drug-enforcement-administration, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #politics-and-government, #quarantines

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit

Mr. Trudeau was invited to the meeting this week to celebrate the official start of a new trade deal. But as Canada’s coronavirus preventer-in-chief, he hardly could go, experts said.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #trudeau-justin, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-mexico-canada-agreement

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Mexico’s President Is All In for Trump

Mexican democrats will not forget Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s reverence to the man who has maligned us.

#lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #presidential-election-of-2020, #roosevelt-franklin-delano, #trump-donald-j

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Mexican Officials Blame Cartel Turf War for Mass Killing

Violence in many countries has waned during the coronavirus pandemic, but not in Mexico, and warfare between rival criminal gangs has devastated the state of Guanajuato.

#drug-cartels, #guanajuato-mexico, #jalisco-new-generation-cartel, #latin-america, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mass-shootings, #mexico, #santa-rosa-de-lima

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As Virus Infections Surge, Countries End Lockdowns

Still struggling with rising coronavirus cases, India, Mexico, Russia, Iran and Pakistan have decided they must end lockdowns and restart their economies.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #india, #iran, #khan-imran, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #pakistan, #putin-vladimir-v, #rouhani-hassan, #russia, #sobyanin-sergei-s

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Mexico’s Leftist Leader Rejects Big Spending to Ease Virus’s Sting

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador rejects huge stimulus packages, even as millions of Mexicans risk falling into poverty.

#coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #politics-and-government, #recession-and-depression

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Mexico’s President Says Most Domestic Violence Calls Are ‘Fake’

The leader compared the requests for help to prank calls, the latest controversy over his government’s response to record levels of violence against women.

#domestic-violence, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico-city-mexico, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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‘It’s Not The Virus’: Mexico’s Broken Hospitals Become Killers, Too

Years of neglect have hobbled many Mexican hospitals. Now, as the pandemic strikes, some patients are dying from neglect or from mistakes that are easily prevented, doctors and nurses say.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hospitals, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #nursing-and-nurses, #politics-and-government, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Hidden Toll: Mexico Ignores Wave of Coronavirus Deaths in Capital

More than three times as many people may have died from Covid-19 in Mexico City than federal statistics show, according to a Times analysis.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #ventilators-medical

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The Specter of Mexico’s Coronavirus Crash

President López Obrador and businesses will have to work miracles to avoid economic catastrophe.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drug-cartels, #looting-crime, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #recession-and-depression, #trump-donald-j

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Economic Freeze Cuts Remittances, a Lifeline for Migrants’ Families

Migrant workers globally send hundreds of billions of dollars home every year. The economic paralysis with the coronavirus pandemic threatens that.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #foreign-workers, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #michoacan-mexico, #migrant-labor-non-agriculture, #remittances, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

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Brazil and Mexico Are Latin America’s Coronavirus Holdouts

The leaders of the region’s two largest nations — Mexico and Brazil — have largely dismissed the dangers and have resisted calls for a lockdown.

#bolsonaro-jair-1955, #brazil, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #latin-america, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #quarantines

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A Closed Border, Dashed Hopes and a Looming Disaster

The United States, citing the coronavirus, is shutting off access for anyone trying to claim asylum from the Mexican border.

#ciudad-juarez-mexico, #gangs, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #politics-and-government, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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