Tag Archives: Enrique Alfaro

Mexican Governors Threaten AMLO With Legal, Political Battles

By KYLIE MADRY  Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has long been disliked by members of the opposition parties, who formed the country’s ruling class until AMLO and his National Regeneration Movement (Morena) took power. That distaste is turning into open revolt, as the president faces threats from the rightwing National Anti-AMLO Front (Frena), the newly formed Sí por

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Federalist Alliance Threatens Secession from Mexico

By RICARDO CASTILLO In 10 separate gatherings of the so-called Federalist Alliance, the governors of as many Mexican states held meetings to demand that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) not drastically cut their income in the 2021 national budget. They also protested against the recent elimination of 109 federally funded trusts that sprinkled money into their states. In tandem,

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BOA Sets Mexico’s Political Swamp Awiggling

By RICARDO CASTILLO Politicking Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) tossed a boa constrictor into the national political swamp on Tuesday, June 9. No doubt all political toads, snakes and even crocs and other amphibians quietly swimming around jumped out of the water, scared as hell. AMLO had his press secretary Jesús Ramírez Cuevas read aloud a document that

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO AMLO’s Virtual Powwow with G-20 Leaders In what was his first international encounter — even if only virtual — with the Group of 20 (G-20) world leaders on Thursday, March 26, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) vowed the nation’s solidarity with all affected nations and explained his point of view as to how to proceed

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