Tag Archives: Evo Morales

Ukraine Calls AMLO’s Peace Plan a Russian Scheme

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mykhailo Podolyak, chief advisor to the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on Saturday, Sept. 17, charged Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of promoting a Russian political agenda to justify Moscow’s illegal invasion of Ukrainian territory through the pretense of his so-called peace plan. Mincing no words in a tweet released Saturday morning, Podolyak, warned that AMLO’s

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Morena: A Rebirth of Mexican Politics

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — The democratic political life of Mexico, as in many other Latin American nations, is relatively young. In the last decade, a new chapter began in the construction of Mexican politics after the sudden arrival to the presidency of a newly created party. Breaking through and eventually displacing the parties that historically held political hegemony

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AMLO’s Not-So-Stringent Nonintervention Policy

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) is a great defender of the concept of nonintervention in the affairs of other countries … except, when he’s not. Should the country in question be a pseudo-democracy such as Venezuela or Cuba, then he is more than willing to toss his unflinching values of nonintervention out the window

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Ebrard Picks Fight with OAS Head, OAS Head Responds in Kind

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mexican Foreign Relations (SRE) Secretary Marcelo Ebrard didn’t mince words when he verbally slammed the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, on Friday, June 4, just two days prior to the country’s midterm elections. During a morning press conference, Ebrard was asked to explain what role the OAS would play in monitoring

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López Obrador Accuses US Embassy of Political Meddling

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Just five days before a visit from U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and four days before Mexico’s largest elections ever, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Wednesday, June 2, accused the U.S. Embassy here of trying to “fuel descent” against his government by supporting independent civil organizations. Speaking during his daily morning press

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Bolivian President Pays Official Visit to Mexico

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF  Bolivian President Luis Arce arrived in Mexico on an official visit late Tuesday, March 23, as an honored guest of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). On the morning of Wednesday, March 24, Arce, a staunch socialist and diehard follower of ousted Bolivian President Evos Morales, was received by AMLO at the National

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60,000 Frena Supporters March to National Palace

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS In what constituted the largest anti-AMLO march yet, more than 60,000 Mexicans marched from Mexico’s City Revolution Monument to the National Palace on Sunday, Aug. 30. The march included protesters from 22 Mexican states. The nonviolent march, led by the National Anti-AMLO Front, a nonprofit group that is demanding the immediate removal of Mexican President Andrés Manuel

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Frena: A National Movement to Dethrone AMLO

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS When Gilberto de Jesús Lozano González, the founder and leader of Mexico’s Frente Nacional Anti-AMLO (National Anti-AMLO Front, or Frena) presented a formal demand before the Chamber of Deputies judicial committee on Wednesday, Aug. 5, calling for the immediate and irrevocable destitution from office of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), he had no illusions that it

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17 Months of Poor Governance

By KITZIA NIN PONIATOWSKA In 17 months of poor governance, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has surpassed his predecessors Carlos Salinas de Gortari in terms of currency devaluation, Ernesto Zedillo in terms of economic recession, Vicente Fox in incompetency, Felipe Calderón in the number of homicides and Enrique Peña Nieto in terms of corruption and ignorance. In less

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