Andrés Manuel López Obrador
58th president of Mexico
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Donald Trump claims improved ties as he hosts Mexico’s president
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Mexico's AMLO lauds Trump despite past insults
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US-Mexico summit: AMLO under fire for plan to meet Trump
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Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab centre
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At least four dead after powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico
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Virus could cost Mexico a million jobs: president
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Mexican president thanks Trump for not mentioning border wall at summitMEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday expressed gratitude to Donald Trump for avoiding in public the thorny subject of the U.S. president’s promised border wall..
Most Mexicans say country should be closer to U.S., poll showsMEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More Mexicans have warmed to the idea of closer ties with the United States just as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador lines up his first meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald..
Trump forgoes insults of past, calls Mexico cherished friendWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who has denigrated Mexican migrants and threatened the U.S. ally with crippling tariffs, welcomed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the White House on..
Trump Hosts President López Obrador of Mexico to Spotlight Trade and ImmigrationPresident Trump hosted Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the White House to spotlight a North American trade deal.
AP Top Stories July 8 PHere's the latest for Wednesday, July 8th: Trump, Lopez Obrador visit is about trade, but politics too; Court OK's limiting free birth control on religious grounds; United will warn 36,000 workers of..
Trump, Lopez Obrador visit about trade, politicsU.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is being billed as a celebration of economic ties and the new North American trade agreement. (July 8)
Mexican president visits memorials in USMexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador began his trip to the United States — his first foreign trip as president — with visits Wednesday to the Lincoln Memorial and the statue of Benito Juarez, a..
Mexican President faces politically risky US visitUS-Mexico relations expert says President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's upcoming visit to Washington, D.C., is controversial with Mexicans, who largely disapprove of U.S. President Donald Trump...
Mexico President Set to Meet Trump on His First Official Visit to WashingtonMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is due to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on his first official visit to Washington Wednesday, pending the results...
Mexico President Calls for Inquiry into Mass Killing at Drug Rehab CenterMexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is calling for an evaluation of justice and police officials in Guanajuato state, where gunmen killed 26 people and wounded five...
Mexico’s president to visit Trump in Washington next weekMEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit President Donald Trump on July 8 and 9 in his first trip abroad as the country’s leader, the foreign relations secretary..
Mexico's president accuses Spain's Iberdrola of 'hidden' media attackMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ramped up verbal attacks on Spain's Iberdrola on Wednesday, accusing the power generation company of mounting a media campaign against his government as..
Mexican president says Trump summit unlikely, but keeps door openMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday backtracked further on a Washington summit he had proposed with U.S. President Donald Trump for the July 1 launch of the USMCA trade deal,..
Mexican president says July 1 meeting with Trump unlikelyMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he did not think a July 1 meeting he had proposed to hold with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington will be possible to arrange, but..
Mexican president offers to sell gasoline to Venezuela, defying US sanctionsMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says his country is willing to sell gasoline to Venezuela on “humanitarian” grounds if asked, defying United States sanctions against the Latin..
Relatives of Mexico's disappeared surround president's car, demand meetingDozens of protesters surrounded Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's motorcade on Monday, demanding he answer for the thousands of Mexicans who have gone missing in the country's..
Mexican president says he would sell gasoline to Venezuela for humanitarian needs if askedMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would sell gasoline to Venezuela for "humanitarian" reasons if asked to, despite U.S. sanctions on the South American country and its..
Mexican president eyes regulatory changes, critics decry power grabMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday backed a proposal to merge three regulatory bodies into one in a move the opposition criticized as a power grab that could jeopardize..
Mexico's Lopez Obrador backs plan to merge regulatory bodiesMexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday backed a political ally's proposal to merge three regulatory bodies into a new one in a move the opposition criticized as a power grab that..
Mexico president says phone call may need to replace planned meeting with TrumpMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was still weighing up the possibility of a meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, but that the coronavirus pandemic meant..
Close ally of Mexican president tests positive for coronavirusThe head of Mexico's Social Security Institute (IMSS), Zoe Robledo, a close aide to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said on Sunday he had tested positive for the coronavirus and would continue..
'This is not New York': Mexico president defends coronavirus responseMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his government's handling of the coronavirus on Thursday after official data showed new deaths for a 24-hour period surging to an all-time high.
Mexico's president says military is aiding missing students probeMexico's military is cooperating with a fresh probe into the 2014 disappearance of 43 student teachers, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday.
Mexican president defies leftist label in virus responseWhen Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico’s presidency after years of agitating for change, many expected a transformative leader who would take the country to the left even as much of Latin..
Mexican president hits the road again under pall of coronavirus deathsPresident Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he would restart his tours of Mexico, gambling on his ability to control the narrative that the country is bouncing back from the coronavirus..
Mexican president to restart trips in spite of coronavirus spikeMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday said he would next week resume tours of the country, which he had suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, even though fatalities and new..
Mexico orders probe into alleged graft linked to ex-presidentMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday ordered an investigation into allegations the former government irregularly awarded lucrative contracts to a firm reportedly owned by the..
Mexico's president pushes back on government forecast coronavirus could impoverish millionsMexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back on Thursday against a government report that forecast the coronavirus pandemic could drag millions of Mexicans into extreme poverty in Latin..
Mexico to present plan on Wednesday for return to 'new normal'Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that he will present plans on Wednesday to reopen the country and the economy after several weeks of quarantine measures to curb the..
López Obrador accused of militarizing Mexico with new security decreeHuman rights groups in Mexico have expressed disquiet over a presidential decree expanding the role of the armed forces in public security – a reflection of the country’s worsening violence and the..
Mexican Supreme Court throws out law extending governor's mandateMexico's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously struck down a law extending the gubernatorial mandate of a member of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling party which had fed concerns it could..
Mexico to unveil economic restart next week after coronavirus lockdownMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that he will receive a proposal on Monday from his cabinet on reopening the country, including the economy, after more than a month of quarantine..
Mexico to present proposal next week for reopening economy after coronavirus lockdownsMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that he will receive a proposal on Monday from the Cabinet for how to reopen the economy and society after more than a month of quarantine..
Son of Mexican official probed over ventilator sales to governmentMexico will investigate a report that a company owned by the son of a top official sold overpriced ventilators to the government during the coronavirus crisis, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador..
Vast majority of Mexicans back president's handling of coronavirus: pollA large majority of Mexicans support the work done by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to contain the coronavirus outbreak and agree with a decision to extend quarantine measures until the end of..
Mexico, U.S. 'need each other' on migration, Lopez Obrador saysMexico and the United States are co-dependent when it comes to migration, Mexico's president said on Thursday when asked to comment on his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump's decision to temporarily..
Mexico's president praises inmate amnesty as 'humanitarian act'A prisoner amnesty law in Mexico aimed at releasing non-violent inmates as a coronavirus containment measure won praise from President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday, coming as health..
In phone call, Mexican president floats idea of meeting with TrumpMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke by telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, suggesting they meet in June or July for what would be their first in-person..
Mexican president says spoke with Trump, suggested they meetMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump and that he suggested they meet in June or July for what would be their first meeting in..
Mexico president says U.N. slow in ensuring access to medical gear amid coronavirusMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the United Nations has been slow in ensuring fair prices and equal access to medical equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mexico's ruling party suffers first senate resignationA Mexican lawmaker on Tuesday became the first senator to quit from the ruling National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, dealing another blow to the leftist..
Defiant Mexican president challenges critics to vote him out earlyMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday proposed bringing forward a referendum on his presidency to June 2021 from 2022, challenging his opponents to accept the offer and vote him out..
Mexican president offers to bring forward recall referendumMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he was offering adversaries the chance to bring forward a recall referendum on his presidency to June 2021 from its proposed date in the..
Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shapeDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production, or a tenth of global..
Mexico seeks more medical equipment from U.S. and ChinaMexico is seeking more medical equipment from the United States and China to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.
'Debt phobia': Mexican leader's coronavirus gambleIf supporters and opponents of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador can agree on anything, it's that he is very stubborn. He says so himself.
Mexican president says no changes in his cabinetMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that there are "no changes" in his cabinet after rumours circulated on social media in the past few days that some of his top ministers..
Mexico to help the poor, invest in energy to ease economic pain: presidentPresident Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Sunday said Mexico's government will use the budget stabilization fund and cash from various trusts to shield the poor and help the economy weather a sharp..
Mexico's president to lay out 'unorthodox' coronavirus plan to help economy, poorMexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Sunday will outline measure to alleviate the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak with a focus on shielding the poor, but is likely to resist..
Murders rise in Mexico despite coronavirus restrictionsMexico registered more murders in March than in any other of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's months in office, preliminary figures show, suggesting that coronavirus-related social distancing..