Last Sunday, a political earthquake struck Mexico. Running on a platform of change and promises to root out government corruption and address economic inequality, leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his new MORENA party won the strongest mandate in Mexico's brief democratic history. Here's what you need to know about these elections.
In Mexico’s July 2018 presidential election, a controversial populist, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) is facing off against lack-luster candidates from the centrist PRI party of Mexico’s current, and deeply unpopular President Enrique Peña Nieto and the right-of-center PAN party of former Mexican president Felipe Calderon.
The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.
By Jason Smeltzer It is no secret that the southern United States border is actively under siege. Underground tunnels are being constructed at this moment to smuggle drugs and weapons into and out of Mexico. Ruthless drug lords are waging a bloody war over territory and using brutal terror tactics. The terrorist tactics employed by the drug lords include torture, public beheadings, vicious rapes, kidnappings, shootings.