From Cuba, Nicolás Maduro Celebrates Axel Kicillof's Win

From Cuba, Nicolás Maduro Celebrates Axel Kicillof's Win

05/11/2019LPO (La Plata)
The president of Venezuela appeared next to Raúl Castro and Miguel Díaz-Canel. Maduro celebrated the triumph of the Frente de Todos in Argentina. "Good and better airs arrived," he said.
Argentina's President-Elect Chooses Mexico for His First Foreign Trip

Argentina's President-Elect Chooses Mexico for His First Foreign Trip

30/10/2019Por Milton Merlo (Mexico City)
Alberto Fernández will be visiting Mexican President López Obrador as soon as next week. He tried to get a photo op with the Mexican leader in August but AMLO wanted to wait after the election.
Alberto Fernández Defeats Mauricio Macri in the Argentine Election

Alberto Fernández Defeats Mauricio Macri in the Argentine Election

28/10/2019
After four years out of power, Peronists will return to the Casa Rosada. The Alberto Fernandez-Cristina Kirchner ticket defeated the president of Argentina.
"AMLO will never be the leader of the Latin American left because he only cares about Mexico"

"AMLO will never be the leader of the Latin American left because he only cares about Mexico"

27/10/2019Por Leonardo Montero (Buenos Aires)
Dan Rastrepo, Obama's former adviser on Latin American affairs, talked to LPO about his views on the Mexican president, the wave of protests in the region, and the impeachment of Donald Trump.
Mexico's Chief Trade Negotiator: "We're on the verge of approving the USMCA, it would come into effect within months"

Mexico's Chief Trade Negotiator: "We're on the verge of approving the USMCA, it would come into effect within months"

26/10/2019LPO (Mexico City)
Undersecretary Jesús Seade said that Democrats no longer have doubts about labor reform in Mexico, which encourages optimism.

Opinion

The Fifth Wave of Peronism

Por Ignacio Fidanza
Alberto Fernández must navigate a new stage of Peronism in power, with leadership and programmatic definitions to settle.

Biden's Ukrainian Connection Raises the Stakes in US Presidential Race

Por Milton Merlo
The story of Hunter Biden in Mexico. Giuliani's disclosures on the 2018 transition. The AMLO administration calculations.
This week
4 Days Before the Argentine Election, a Puzzling Corruption Case Against Cristina Kirchner Revives

4 Days Before the Argentine Election, a Puzzling Corruption Case Against Cristina Kirchner Revives

25/10/2019
A number of mysterious notebooks supposedly detailing the bribes received by the former president and current VP candidate appeared after they were believed to have been incinerated.
Mexican Economy Remains Stagnant, AMLO Delays his Infrastructure Plan

Mexican Economy Remains Stagnant, AMLO Delays his Infrastructure Plan

25/10/2019LPO (Ciudad de México)
The economy fell 0.4% in August versus the previous year, with two months down in the second half of the year. Inflation remains at 3%.

Was the DEA Involved in the Failed Detention of El Chapo's Son? Trump Called AMLO After the Culiacán Crisis

Was the DEA Involved in the Failed Detention of El Chapo's Son? Trump Called AMLO After the Culiacán Crisis

21/10/2019LPO (Mexico City)
López Obrador reported that they talked about the episode that culminated in the release of Ovidio Guzmán. Meanwhile, House Democrats show renewed interest in the actions of the drug enforcement agency.
Chaos Inside AMLO's Cabinet: Accusations Fly After Chapo's Son Failed Capture

Chaos Inside AMLO's Cabinet: Accusations Fly After Chapo's Son Failed Capture

18/10/2019LPO (Mexico City)
Security Secretary Alfonso Durazo offered his resignation to the president. The Secretariat of National Defense remains silent and the role of the Trump administration. Heavy accusations against the local authorities.
Pedro Sánchez Reaches Out to the Opposition to Defuse the Violent Demonstrations in Catalonia

Pedro Sánchez Reaches Out to the Opposition to Defuse the Violent Demonstrations in Catalonia

17/10/2019Por Nuria Val
The Spanish government will wait until the weekend to apply extraordinary measures in Barcelona. On Tuesday more than 40 thousand took to the streets.