"Trump is seriously dangerous; I hope 2016 taught people a lesson"

"Trump is seriously dangerous; I hope 2016 taught people a lesson"

13/02/2020Por Hernán Sarquis (Iowa, enviado especial)
The Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate spoke with LPO about her campaign, and how to prevent division among Democrats.
 Argentina's Minister of Finance blamed bondholders and the IMF for the crisis and said it was not "realistic" to lower the deficit this year

Argentina's Minister of Finance blamed bondholders and the IMF for the crisis and said it was not "realistic" to lower the deficit this year

13/02/2020Por Mauricio Cantando
Martin Guzmán spoke before Congress, promising not to be intimidated by the investment funds and accepted that the bondholders "will be frustrated" by his offer. Cambiemos called for a broader economic plan.

López Obrador "passes the hat" among Mexican moguls to pay for his predecessor's luxurious aircraft

López Obrador "passes the hat" among Mexican moguls to pay for his predecessor's luxurious aircraft

13/02/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Lopez Obrador offered a dinner to Mexican billionaires to sell 3 million tickets of a special lottery. The president said there were no slights at the event at the National Palace.

Exclusive: Former Pemex CEO apprehended in Spain tried to negotiate with the AMLO administration

Exclusive: Former Pemex CEO apprehended in Spain tried to negotiate with the AMLO administration

13/02/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The arrest of Emilio Lozoya could trigger a political earthquake in Mexico for members of former President Enrique Peña Nieto's government. The former official allegedly wanted to negotiate with the current administration.
 Argentine president announces law to decriminalize abortion

Argentine president announces law to decriminalize abortion

06/02/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
Days after meeting with the Pope, Alberto Fernández declared that he will send a law to Congress after the failed attempt in 2017.

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Mexico's Attorney General Agrees with Trump, Clashes with López Obrador on Drug War Strategy

Mexico's Attorney General Agrees with Trump, Clashes with López Obrador on Drug War Strategy

06/02/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The strategy has the support of the Mexican Armed Forces. AG is seeking to modify legislation and return to the old confrontation tactics.

 Exclusive: BlackRock installed a former Mexican official to lead debt negotiation with Argentina

Exclusive: BlackRock installed a former Mexican official to lead debt negotiation with Argentina

06/02/2020Por Milton Merlo (Mexico City)
Gerardo Rodríguez Regordosa, former Undersecretary of Finance under President Felipe Calderón. The links with Alejandro Werner of the IMF.

Iowa's Clout: The Democratic Presidential Candidates Prepare to Be Nominated

Iowa's Clout: The Democratic Presidential Candidates Prepare to Be Nominated

03/02/2020Por Hernán Sarquis (Special Correspondent Iowa)
Voting for the next Democratic presidential candidate to take place on Monday. After more than a year of campaigning the candidates gather in the state.

Mexico confirms first economic contraction in a decade: GDP fell 0.1 percent in 2019

Mexico confirms first economic contraction in a decade: GDP fell 0.1 percent in 2019

30/01/2020LPO (Mexico City)
President López Obrador dismissed the report earlier in the day, saying there would be no growth but there would be well-being and development.

Foreign Secretary Ebrard attended USMCA signing in Washington: "A new phase begins"

Foreign Secretary Ebrard attended USMCA signing in Washington: "A new phase begins"

30/01/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The Mexican Foreign Secretary attended the ratification of the treaty by the President of the United States. "Uncertainty over the economy concludes," he said.