Andrés Manuel López Obrador

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Third Mexican journalist killed this year as press corps faces murder crisis
Lourdes Maldonado was shot in Tijuana, a week after another journalist was killed, and a third was fatally stabbed days earlier

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

24, Jan, 2022 @5:03 PM

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‘We are fearful’: Indigenous Mexicans dread new military buildup on ancestral land
As the Tzeltal people resist huge infrastructure projects across Chiapas state, the new national guard barracks springing up are alarming many

Caitlin Cooper

04, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Amlo ridiculed for saying Mexico’s feminist movement began two years ago
Backlash after Mexican president bizarrely claims movement had been formed to oppose his administration

David Agren

29, Sep, 2021 @7:41 PM

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Prosecutors in Mexico seeking arrest warrants for more than 30 scientists
Scientific community is outraged, saying charges of organised crime are an attempt by Mexico’s president to silence them

David Agren

24, Sep, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Fifty people linked to Mexico’s president among potential targets of NSO clients
Numbers of 15,000 Mexicans including politicians, journalists, judges, activists and teachers appear in leak

Nina Lakhani in Mexico City

19, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Mexico elections: President Amlo fails to win super-majority in midterms
But president’s Morena party keeps its majority in the lower house of congress

David Agren in Mexico City

07, Jun, 2021 @6:57 PM

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What do you think of it so far? Voters rate Amlo’s Mexico ‘transformation’
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador remains popular but midterm elections may reflect judgments of his handling of the pandemic and endemic violence

David Agren in Mexico City and Analy Nuño in Guadalajara

04, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Mexican president accuses US of interference over funding for NGOs
Diplomatic note sent ahead of meeting with Kamala Harris as anti-corruption and press freedom groups draw official ire

David Agren in Mexico City

07, May, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Amlo calls decision to disqualify candidates ‘a blow to democracy’
Mexico’s electoral tribunal upheld ruling barring two candidates, including one accused of rape, for failing to file expense reports

David Agren in Mexico City

28, Apr, 2021 @6:26 PM

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Mexico’s vow to tighten border fails to deter US-bound migrants
As the Biden administration enlists its neighbours in attempts to slow the flow of people, families seeking a future free from hunger and violence journey on

David Agren in Frontera Corozal

14, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A Mexican tragedy: country's crippling Covid crisis comes into sharp focus
Adriana Mejía lost half her family in just 83 days – now a huge death toll of 294,000 is being quietly acknowledged

Analy Nuño in Guadalajara and Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

03, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Mexican press freedom dispute erupts as Amlo attacks US and domestic critics
President hits back over critical US human rights report but also singles out Mexican press freedom group Article 19 for censure

David Agren in Mexico City

01, Apr, 2021 @8:12 PM

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