Mexico

Mexican city's police disarmed over 'drug ties'

Military arrests three top police officers and takes control of the entire police force in the port city.

Mexico: Acapulco police disarmed, placed under investigation

Latin America

Mexicans already gathering to petition Obrador for help

Obrador will take office in December, but Mexicans have high expectations hoping he will be a leader who listens to the people.

Latin America

166 skulls found in mass grave in Mexico's Veracruz

Investigators find remains of at least 166 people in 32 burial pits in eastern state racked by bloody drug cartel wars.

166 skulls found in mass grave in Mexico's Veracruz

Latin America

Mexico: Outgoing president delivers last state of union address

Enrique Pena Nieto defended the achievements made during his six years in office, but he made no mention of the corruption scandals that plagued his presidency.

Latin America

Mexico's Lopez Obrador says military to keep crime-fighting role

Armed forces will continue being used in effort to stamp out organised crime and drug trafficking, says president-elect.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador says military to keep crime-fighting role

Opinion

Can AMLO end Mexico's devastating drug wars?

AMLO's campaign promises of amnesty fall short of the reality of the country he is about to take the helm of.

Carli Pierson

by Carli Pierson

Carli Pierson

Mexico

What's next for Mexico after Lopez Obrador's win?

Leftist politician has promised to stamp out corruption and subdue drug cartels, but remains vague on policy details.

What's next for Mexico after Lopez Obrador's presidential win?

Opinion

Mexico's Lopez Obrador has to stand up to Trump

The newly elected Mexican president will have to prove that his promises to confront Trump are more than just rhetoric.

Miguel Guevara

by Miguel Guevara

Miguel Guevara

Mexico

Mexican leftist Lopez Obrador wins presidency

Main rivals concede after official 'quick count' of votes shows decisive victory for Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Mexico

Who is Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador?

The veteran leftist politician won Sunday's election in his third attempt at the presidency.

Latin America

Mexicans vote in largest election in country's history

More than 3,400 posts are up for grabs with leftist 'AMLO' favoured for the presidency.

Mexico election: Voters cast ballots in country's largest poll

Opinion

Mexico's AMLO is no chavista

An AMLO victory will not bring about a revolution or the complete overhaul of the existing system.

Nicola Morfini

by Nicola Morfini
- Oscar Sandoval-Saenz

Nicola Morfini

Mexico

Mexico presidential debate: 'US needs Mexico as well'

Second presidential debate ahead of July 1 elections was dominated by discussion on Mexico's relationship with the US.

Mexico presidential debate: 'US needs Mexico as well'

Elections

Mexico: Campaigning begins for presidential election

Presidential candidates begin official campaigning for what has been dubbed 'the biggest election in Mexican history'.