August 14, 2020 12:24 pm
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the agreement with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, which also provides for production in Argentina, should result in a vaccine that the government would provide free starting in the first quarter of 2021.
July 20, 2020 12:44 pm
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday in a message to the families of coronavirus victims that he would fight chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension that make people more likely to suffer severe cases of COVID-19.
July 08, 2020 8:34 am
Both the presidents, Mexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the United States' Donald Trump, have a blossoming friendship that stems from their pursuit of unapologetically nationalist agendas.
May 12, 2020 10:39 am
The armed forces will be under the command of the National Guard, the notice said, a military police created after Lopez Obrador came to the presidency in December 2018.
January 02, 2020 10:29 am
In a video message from the southern city of Palenque on Wednesday, López Obrador recounted his administration's successes in its first year and highlighted its challenges — foremost surging violence.
June 09, 2019 9:49 am
Under an agreement hammered out in marathon negotiations with US officials over the past few days, Mexico agreed to send up to 6,000 national guard troops to its southern border with Guatemala. It also agreed to allow more asylum applicants to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending in the United States.
April 24, 2019 11:40 am
Following a surge in apprehensions of Central Americans trying to enter the United States, Trump last month threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border if the Mexican government did not stop illegal immigration right away.
April 20, 2019 2:57 pm
Seven men, five women and a child died in the shooting, which occurred close to Minatitlan's oil refinery, one of six run by state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex). Four other people were injured, the state government said in a statement.
April 02, 2019 7:38 am
Lopez Obrador has tried to persuade Trump to address the problem by fostering economic development in Central America. But on Saturday the US State Department said it was cutting off aid to those three countries.
March 29, 2019 8:28 am
Migrants illegally crossing the U.S. border have caused persistent bilateral tension ever since Trump launched his bid for the presidency almost four years ago, saying that Mexico was sending rapists and drug runners into the United States.
February 11, 2019 2:14 pm
Overdose deaths from opioids have increased almost six-fold in past two decades in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The year 2017 witnessed more than 15,000 deaths due to heroin overdose.