Mexico City News


Mexico City Will Have Its First Female Elected Mayor
Last Sunday, for its first time, Mexico voted for a left-leaning president. And it was also the first time that a woman was elected mayor of the country’s capital.
July 5, 2018
What Election New President Says About U.S. Relations
e winner of the election, leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador, seems to be a very different leader than the outgoing president, Enrique Peña Nieto. So does will that mean a different type of relationship with the U.S.?
July 2, 2018
Landslide Victory For AMLO In Mexican Presidential Election
Mexican voters made a decisive choice for a new president on Sunday. In an election with a historic turnout, left-of-center candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador — commonly known as "AMLO" — won a landslide victory. Thousands marched late Sunday night in Mexico.
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July 2, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Historic Elections
On July 1, Mexico will head to the polls for federal and local elections, and a new president will be chosen. They are expected to be the largest elections in the country’s history — but they’re also among the most violent.
June 29, 2018
Ballot Heist In Mexico Just Days Before The Elections
Mexico will hold federal and local elections this Sunday, and a new president will be chosen. But there’s a new concern rising: the theft of thousands of ballots.
June 28, 2018
Political Violence In Mexico’s Presidential Race
A state assembly candidate in southern Mexico has been killed in an ambush of his vehicle, according to officials and local media reports.
June 27, 2018
Final Day Of Campaigning Before Mexicos Presidential Election
In Mexico, Wednesday is officially the last day of campaigning for the country’s next president. Jorge Valencia from KJZZ’s Mexico City Bureau has been reporting on the campaigns and joined The Show this morning to talk about it.
June 27, 2018
Mexico Fights Against Family Separation In DC
A group of Mexican legislators and high-rank officials are in Washington. Their visit is not about trade or to meet with president Donald Trump, but to insist on the reunification of immigrant families separated on the border.
June 26, 2018
Mexican Soccer Team Penalized After Controversial Slur
There’s a festive mood in Mexico since Sunday, when its national soccer team defeated world champion Germany at the World Cup in Russia. But a controversial chant is endangering Mexico’s presence in the tournament, while generating divisions and concerns among the fans.
June 21, 2018
Mexican Elections: Votes Abroad And Foreign Observers Break Records
A historic number of voters are expected for the July 1 presidential elections in Mexico. And there’s something unusual already: the number of foreign votes and foreign observers monitoring the elections.
June 21, 2018
In U.S. Court And In Mexico City, Pushback Against Family Border Separations
American human rights activists and Mexican government officials want to stop the Trump administration’s practice of separating undocumented immigrant families at the border.
June 19, 2018
Mexico Is The Most Popular Team In America Playing The World Cup
There's a long-standing soccer rivalry between Mexico and the U.S., and fans won't easily change their loyalty.
June 15, 2018
Which Mexican Presidential Candidate Do Businesses Want?
America's and Mexico's economies are deeply intertwined, so what will a new president south of the border represent for businesses on both sides? Mexico-U.S. trade relations are quickly evolving and Mexican voters are preparing to go to polling stations July 1.
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June 15, 2018
2026 World Cup May Heal Tensions Between Canada, Mexico, U.S.
The North American region will host the United 2026 World Cup. And for one of the masterminds behind the winning bid, the soccer tournament’s biggest score might be creating a better collaboration among the three participating nations.
June 14, 2018
¡Gooool! Canada, Mexico And U.S. Win World Cup Bid
Amid trade wars and political tensions, something is bringing Canada, Mexico and the U.S. together: the 2026 Soccer Men’s World Cup. “United 2026” will be the first World Cup hosted by three nations.
June 14, 2018
Mexican Retaliation On U.S. Tariffs Hits Southern-Style Whiskey
The most iconic alcoholic beverage of Americana, bourbon, has been targeted by the trade wars between the U.S. and Mexico. After the U.S. government imposed tariffs on Mexican steel and aluminum, its Mexican counterparts retaliated by taxing several American goods, including Southern-style whiskey.
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Provoke Retaliation From Mexico
June 11, 2018
Mexico Seeks For Foreigners To Monitor Elections
As Mexico prepares to hold presidential elections in a month, its electoral institute is expecting not only voters both inside and outside the country, it is also inviting some special guests: foreigners to observe and monitor the elections.
June 5, 2018
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Provoke Retaliation From Mexico
The Trump administration’s planned tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Mexico, Canada and the European Union was quickly condemned by officials south of the border.
May 31, 2018
Mexico Is The Most Dangerous Country In The Western Hemisphere For Journalists
Across the border from Texas in Northern Mexico, a reporter for a national newspaper was found dead this week. He’s the sixth journalist killed in that country this year.
May 31, 2018
Business Execs In Mexico Fear ´Populist Vote´
Mexico will elect a new president in a month, and some business people in the neighboring country want their employees to vote against a populist candidate.
May 29, 2018