Mexico

Popularity sky-high, Mexico's AMLO marks 100 days in office

As promised, Lopez Obrador has cut public sector pay, given up presidential perks and launched new welfare programmes.

Popularity sky-high, Mexico's AMLO marks 100 days in office

Mexico

At least 15 killed at nightclub shooting in central Mexico

Another seven people were injured on Saturday when attackers opened fire in Salamanca city.

At least 15 killed at nightclub shooting in central Mexico

Mexico

'The burned screamed': Mexicans seek answers after pipeline blast

Residents comb site, looking for any sign of those who went missing last week after a fuel pipeline explosion killed 89.

'The burned screamed': Mexicans seek answers after pipeline blast

Latin America

Mexico's crime-fighting national guard wins lower house approval

President Lopez Obrador's plan to create a 60,000-member force to fight violent crimes approved by legislators.

Mexico's crime-fighting national guard wins lower house approval

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Asylum Seekers

US to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out requests

Rights groups slam planned changes, saying move is illegal and violates the rights of refugees.

US to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out requests

Latin America

Mexico's presidential palace opens to public

As part of his austerity drive, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says Los Pinos will become a cultural centre, while he will live instead in his own house.

Mexico

Mexico's new president forms truth commission on missing students

Lopez Obrador announces probe into disappearance of 43 students as he promises an end to culture of impunity.

Mexico's new president forms truth commission on missing students

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico readies sale of former president's luxurious plane

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flown to an airport in southern California on Monday, as it awaits a new owner.

Mexico readies sale of former president's luxurious plane

Mexico

Leftist Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico president

Former Mexico City mayor ran three times before winning presidency in a historic landslide in July.

Leftist Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico president

Opinion

How revolutionary-minded is Mexico's new president really?

Mexico's incoming 'leftist' president wants to be both a man of the people and a friend to big business.

Ross Eventon

by Ross Eventon

Ross Eventon

Mexico

Mexicans reject part-built $14bn airport project

President-elect Obrador says he will respect voters' decisions, despite referendum being non-binding.

Mexico referendum rejects part-built $14bn airport project

Latin America

In Mexico, a $14bn airport project on knife edge

President-elect Lopez Obrador says he will go by what people decide but scrapping the project would cost billions.

Mexico: Referendum to decide fate of a $14bn airport project

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Was Mexico's 2006 presidential election rigged?

Roberto Madrazo, a former candidate, says according to information he had, AMLO was ahead of ex-President Calderon.

Mexico President-elect AMLO lost 2006 elections due to 'rigging'

Mexico

Ayotzinapa: 'Alive they took, alive we want them back'

Four years after 43 students went missing, Mexico's President-elect Lopez Obrador promises renewed investigation.

Ayotzinapa 43 four years on: Renewed hope for finding truth