Many Mexican voters view Lopez Obrador as a harbinger of change amid growing security concerns and a looming trade war with the United States. The president-elect now faces several challenges, which may put the future of his initiatives at risk, including the possible US exit from NAFTA and violence in Mexico.
An official quick count has revealed that populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is bound to win Sunday's Mexican presidential elections in a landslide.
Mexico has a new president with left-wing veteran Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador winning more than 50 per cent of the votes. But will he press ahead with one of his most controversial campaign promises - to pull the plug on the construction of a huge new airport for Mexico City?
Ahead of the 1/8 final match against Mexico at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, former Brazilian midfielder Gilberto Silva has shared his good feelings about his country’s chances to snap the top prize. He particularly liked the fact that the Brazilian national team is no longer the “one man show” of the world’s most expensive player, Neymar.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) (Sputnik) – Two Mexican politicians were killed on Sunday, which is an election day in the Latin American country, local media reported.
Populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is set to win Sunday's Mexican presidential elections in a landslide, according to polls.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - All the four presidential candidates cast their ballots in the Mexican general election, which is being held on Sunday.
A staggering 133 politicians have been murdered, purportedly by Mexico’s drug cartels, ahead of the nation’s Sunday elections.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck shortly before midnight on Saturday off Mexico’s Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Brazil's Supreme Court has denied early release to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who is serving a 12-year jail term on corruption charges.
Mexicans will go to the polls Sunday to vote in their next president and Congress amid years-long turmoil stemming from rampant corruption and violence. Left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is expected to win in a landslide, but Mexicans are fearful of sabotage in the race as it has happened to the candidate in years prior.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has confirmed that another US diplomat in Cuba has suffered health symptoms from an apparent sonic attack, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a press release on Thursday.
MEXICO (Sputnik) - The candidate for local parliament from the Morena party in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Emigdio Lopez Avendano, was killed together with four other party members during the pre-election trip, fellow politician said on Monday.
The incident has sparked outrage throughout Mexico, though it remains unclear what role the police officers played exactly.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican authorities have detained 30 police officers in the central Mexican city of Ocampo on suspicion of their involvement in the murder of a mayoral candidate Fernando Angeles, local media reported.
A former French midfielder, Emmanuel Petit, has blasted the Argentine football star for his bleak performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, saying Lionel Messi should be ashamed. According to him there’s no place for Argentina in the playoffs.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Jornada news portal reported Saturday that five people, including a child, were killed when pro-government forces came to the territory near the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in order to destroy the barricades constructed by the protesters.
US rating agency Fitch on Friday revised Nicaragua’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating to "B" from "B+" with a negative outlook, citing political instability.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Russia will help Bolivia build a nuclear center to research radiation technologies applied in agriculture, medicine and various industries, its envoy said, adding construction would begin next month.
A Mexican footballer who became the first Latin American player to play in five successive World Cups when he came on as a substitute in their shock victory over Germany is on a US watch list. Rafael Márquez denies claims he laundered money for a Mexican drugs cartel.
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