• Donald Trump July 11, 2019 3:54 am

    Diplomats Shaken for Now After Britain's US Ambassador Quits

    The abrupt resignation of Britain’s ambassador to the United States over leaked cables critical of the Trump administration may have jolted official Washington, but it’s unlikely to have a lasting impact on the U.S.-British relationship or diplomatic practice. Current and former diplomats say the leak of Ambassador Kim Darroch’s sensitive reports is unfortunate and alarming, particularly given the apparent political...

  • Donald Trump May 17, 2019 2:55 pm

    Trump Administration Will Delay Auto Tariffs for Up to 6 Months

    The Trump administration will delay tariffs on cars and auto part imports for up to six months as it negotiates trade deals with the European Union and Japan. In a proclamation Friday, Trump said he directed U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to seek agreements to “address the threatened impairment” of national security from auto imports. Trump could choose to move forward...

  • Donald Trump May 10, 2019 3:09 pm

    All Illegal Drugs in Mexico Could Be Decriminalized in Radical Government Plan

    Mexico has drafted plans to decriminalize all currently illegal drugs after admitting that the current “war on drugs” is endangering public safety. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador sketched out the country’s radical change of plan in his administration’s National Development Plan for 2019-2024, released last week. Under a new approach, drugs would not become legal, but arrests would be...

  • United States November 14, 2018 11:49 pm

    Cartel Member Testifies Against ‘El Chapo' at U.S. Trial

    An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday.

  • Mexico July 9, 2018 10:33 am

    Mexico's Next Interior Secretary Will Push For The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

    Olga Sánchez Cordero, 71, a Mexican jurist who has served as a member of the Supreme Court of the Nation, will be the first woman to take the interior secretary position. As part of this transformation Sánchez Cordero, an advocate for abortion and same-sex marriage, has began to push in favor of the recreational use of marihuana and eventually opium...

  • HEAD July 2, 2018 7:22 pm

    Mexico's Victor Pledges to ‘Reach Understanding' With Trump

    Fresh off a landslide victory, Mexico’s newly elected leftist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged Monday to “reach an understanding” with Donald Trump amid uncertain times for two countries that must seek consensus on everything from contentious trade talks to cooperation on security and migration. During a half-hour telephone conversation, Trump said the two leaders discussed topics including border security,...

  • Associated Press June 30, 2018 9:51 pm

    Ahead of Mexico Vote, Fears and Warnings Over Possible Fraud

    The specter of possible fraud rears its head in Mexico each electoral campaign, both in the popular imagination and among candidates on the ballot. This year has been no exception.

  • HEAD July 2, 2018 7:23 pm

    Mexico's Lopez Obrador Claims Historic Win, Broad Mandate

    Angry and frustrated over corruption and violence, Mexican voters delivered a tidal wave presidential election victory to leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, giving him a broad mandate to upend the political establishment and govern for the poor. An official quick count from electoral authorities late Sunday forecast that Lopez Obrador would win with between 53 percent and 53.8 percent of...

  • Mexico June 29, 2018 4:06 pm

    4 Candidates Vow to Transform Mexico: Here's a Cheat Sheet to Mexico's 2018 Presidential Elections

    Candidates for the Mexican presidency have over the last four months attacked one another relentlessly over financial and other scandals while delivering a message of hope: pledging to end corruption, stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump, and above all find peace after years of exceptional violence. Each of the four men running is promising that his presidency will be...

  • Donald Trump August 31, 2016 3:46 pm

    Trump vs. Mexico: What the GOP Nominee's Had to Say about the Nation, and Vice Versa

    Since the moment he launched his campaign for president, Donald Trump has had plenty to say about Mexico. And a series of leaders of American’s southern neighbor have had lots to say about the Republican nominee, too. “I ask you to open your eyes, because this is a false prophet who will lead you to the precipice with all his...

  • Donald Trump March 7, 2016 3:18 pm

    Mexican President: Trump's Language Like That of Hitler, Mussolini

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto compared the language of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to that of dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in an interview published Monday, and said it has hurt U.S.-Mexico relations. Asked about Trump, Pena Nieto complained to the Excelsior newspaper about “these strident expressions that seek to propose very simple solutions” and said that sort...

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