Tag Archives: Air Force

AMLO Inaugurates First Half of Santa Lucía Airport

By KELIN DILLON The new Military Air Base (BAM) of the Santa Lucía International Airport was inaugurated on Wednesday, Feb. 10, to mark its construction reaching 50 percent of its completion,with its first fly in by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). Mexico’s newest BAM reportedly cost 82.136 billion pesos, including its connection by land to the Mexico City

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Is AMLO’s “New” National Guard Just More of the Same?

By RICARDO CASTILLO     For a prelude to a presidency, surely that of Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has got too many dissonant chords. First it was his decision to control oil crude production that caused a market shakeup and further peso devaluation. Then came the cancelation of the ongoing construction of the new airport that sent markets skidding and pumped the

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