FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, then Presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives at the National Auditorium in Mexico City.
Here’s my interview (2017) with the new president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in which he called Trump a racist and refused to say that Nicolás Maduro from Venezuela is a dictator. It is, indeed, a new time in Mexico.
Life in politics Born to a family of shopkeepers on 13 November 1953 in the rural community of Tepetitán, in Mexico's southern Tabasco state, Mr López Obrador began his political career working for the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Meanwhile, the country raced past a series of grim milestones with record numbers of homicides, but the president seemed uninterested in tackling the violence and corruption which beset ordinary Mexicans.
#ATENCIÓN | Timochenko y Rodrigo Granda asistirán a la posesión de Andrés Manuel López Obrador como presidente de México. Se les autorizó salida del país del 30 de noviembre al 4 de diciembre
Ahora resulta que los que aumentaron el precio de las gasolinas están pidiendo que bajen: Andrés Manel López Obrador (@lopezobrador_), Presidente de México 👉
Figures from around the world have been invited to the inauguration, including US vice-president Mike Pence, first daughter Ivanka Trump, Corbyn and – to the disgust of López Obrador’s domestic critics – Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro.
(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File) After taking the official oath of office at the Chamber of Deputies, Lopez Obrador plans to hold another ceremony later in the day on Mexico City’s main square, where a leader of Mexico’s indigenous communities will bestow a traditional symbol of authority — a ceremonial wooden staff known as a “baston.”
Así fue abucheado Nicolás Maduro, presidente de Venezuela, al ser nombrado durante el discurso de Andrés Manuel López Obrador en México:
Mexico gets not just a new president on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018; the inauguration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marks a turning point in one of the world’s most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization.
Mexico’s president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador will take power on Saturday on a wave of hope that he can transform the country on behalf of the poor and marginalized – and suspicions that he will not be able to fulfill such great expectations.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption A supporter at a rally holds a figure representing Mr López Obrador Mr López Obrador's administration in the capital gained recognition for measures such as the launching of welfare programmes for the elderly and for joining efforts with telecom tycoon Carlos Slim to restore Mexico City's downtown.
[#FOTOS] Legisladores del Partido Acción Nacional instalaron una pancarta contra Maduro, durante la sesión del Congreso de la Unión en la que Andrés Manuel López Obrador será investido como presidente de México #1Dic
Opponents of Mr López Obrador say his leftist sympathies risk turning Mexico "into Venezuela".
Pundits had warned Amlo’s election would unleash a wave of latent anti-Americanism in response to Donald Trump’s racist provocations – but Mexicans seem more preoccupied with the domestic problems such as rampant corruption, persistent poverty and a militarized drug war that has left 200,000 dead.
Leftist president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes office tomorrow in Mexico. Here, he explains how privatization has pillaged the public — and calls for a break with the neoliberal order.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador asume la presidencia de México: Me comprometo a no robar
Following a bruising war of words with prominent business leaders, whom he accused of acting "like they owned Mexico", Mr López Obrador has extended an olive branch, offering "good relations" with the private sector.
Lopez Obrador gained prominence as a leftist politician leading protests against oil pollution in his swampy native state of Tabasco, though he hasn’t given any indication that he will cancel private oil exploration contracts or pull out of Mexico’s free trade agreements with 44 countries.
Jesús Ramírez, vocero del próximo presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, informó que el avión presidencial partirá del país el próximo lunes para su venta.
🔴#EnVivo Sesión de #CongresoGeneral para la #TomaDeProtesta de Andrés Manuel López Obrador como Presidente de México. 🇲🇽
As to underscore the transition, British Labour Party leaders Jeremy Corbyn showed up for inauguration after visiting Lopez Obrador a day earlier at his house in southern Mexico.
BREAKING: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sworn in as the first leftist president in Mexico in over 70 years.
Mexicos new President Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes office today –– a populist leftist, he has pledged to clean Mexico of corruption, put the poor first and shake up politics.
Standing up to Trump Faced with hostility towards Mexico by US President Donald Trump, Mr López Obrador has maintained an attitude of proud defiance.
Such opinions reflect widespread disgust with the country’s mainstream politicians: outgoing president Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office with historically low approval ratings.
Hemos llegado a Ciudad de México para acompañar la posesión del Presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Esta nueva transición será una gran oportunidad para fortalecer, aún más, nuestros lazos de hermandad y nuestros vínculos políticos, económicos y culturales. #GobiernoDeMéxico