After vowing on the campaign trail to scrap an ambitious new airport being built for Mexico City, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the fate of the $15.7 billion project should be decided by the nation’s people.
Mexico’s president-elect wants to bring tourism revenues to remote and forgotten stretches of Mexico, but some are scratching their heads at his main proposal: to build a $3.2 billion train that would run from the resort of Cancun to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, 520 miles (830 kilometers) across the Yucatan peninsula.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, elected president of Mexico last month by a landslide, plans to use that mandate to chart a new course to addressing the nationwide surge in violent crime over the past decade.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he will abandon the secret service-style protection used by his predecessor in favor of a security detail of 20 unarmed men and women, including lawyers, doctors and engineers.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s electoral court has certified the July 1 victory of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The leftist candidate won in his third try for the presidency with a resounding 53 percent of the vote.
MEXICO CITY — President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised Tuesday to bring justice to the families of Mexico’s victims of violence, speaking at a “pacification and reconciliation” forum in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez.
CIUDAD JUAREZ (Reuters) - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s launched his first “peace forum” on Tuesday in the northern border town of Ciudad Juarez, aiming to convince victims of the region’s entrenched drug war violence to embrace forgiveness.
The oil refineries of Mexico’s Pemex may only be operating at half capacity but after years of losses they are finally in the black, the head of its downstream business said, defending his strategy in the face of criticism from President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
The winner of Mexico's presidential election told a group of engineers Monday that the country will not be threatened under his administration, in a thinly veiled reference to President Trump's trade and border policies, according to Reforma newspaper.