Sources within the Biden administration told LPO they don't want to sour their relationship with AMLO, whose help is needed to control migration.
National Autonomist Party member Ricardo Anaya accused AMLO of inventing a court case to remove him from the 2024 elections.
In an exclusive interview with LPO at the historic Hay-Adams Hotel, Marko Cortés of the National Action Party (PAN) and Jesús Zambrano of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) discussed the nature of their visit to Washington, the political persecution against opposition leaders, and the US-Mexico bilateral relationship.
Foreign Minister Ebrard ended the "Merida" initiative, a $3 billion bilateral security agreement financed by Washington.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called for the Organization of American States to be replaced, risking further strain on Mexico's relationship with the US.
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Earlier this week, Clouthier arrived to Washington DC facing several challenges - most notably Mexico's failure to complaint with new USMCA labor provisions.
"They consider me dead, but I am still alive," Marcelo Ebrard said in a private meeting and in a clear message to Lopez Obrador, who supports the candidacy of the Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheibaum. This is an LPO scoop.
The focus on workers' rights reflects an ongoing - and growing - priority for Congressional Democrats
The Mexican president anticipated that fake news will be displayed at his press conferences once a week. "There are conservatives who don't watch the morning conferences and are manipulated," he said.
Diplomacy between the US and Mexico is going back to "normalcy", with both sides willing to look past differences for the sake of a stable working relationship, according to Arturo Sarukhán, Mexico's former ambassador in Washington