Tag archive for ‘2018 presidential elections’
By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Conservative Anaya seeks presidency in new left-right coalition

MEXICO CITY — Mexican opposition leader Ricardo Anaya said on Sunday Dec. 10 he would seek to win the presidency in a left-right alliance after stepping down as head of the conservative National Action Party More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

COMMENT: Is “populist” López Obrador Mexico’s answer to Trump?

“It’s the same populism as Trump. Trump has divided the United States, and now López Obrador has divided Mexicans.” That’s how author and political commentator Francisco Martín Moreno describes More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

BBC hosts English-language debate on Mexico

The English-language event will be aired Saturday Dec. 9 and be available online… MEXICO CITY — The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is hosting its World Questions series in Mexico City Tuesday More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Leftist AMLO lays out platform for presidential bid

MEXICO CITY — Two-time leftist presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has presented the political platform he hopes will pave the way to make his tilt at the top job in next year’s election More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Leftist presidential candidate AMLO vows economic stability, austere government

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday Nov. 20 to boost infrastructure spending but guard economic stability, while his team reiterated that ongoing More...