Andrés Manuel López Obrador

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Stay or go? Mexicans vote on Amlo’s performance in historic recall election
Despite Covid deaths and enduring drug violence, voters look poised to keep president in office in referendum he supports

Lillian Perlmutter in Mexico City

08, Apr, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Attacks on press in Mexico hit record level during López Obrador’s presidency
Report paints bleak picture of journalist safety under leader who often criticises media and downplays violence against reporters

Nina Lakhani

05, Apr, 2022 @9:36 PM

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Mexican president lashes out at EU ‘lies’ over his media-bashing rhetoric
Andrés Manuel López Obrador was urged to tone down his rhetoric by MEPs after a spate of journalist murders – he did the opposite

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

11, Mar, 2022 @5:46 PM

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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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