Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexican Border State Extends Coronavirus Emergency Measures into July

Health officials from the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas extended coronavirus emergency measures through July 15 as the region continues to see a spike in cases. The move comes in direct opposition to messages pushed by Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who is already calling for resuming normal activities — even as cases continue to spike.

Tamaulipas Bridge

Watch: Amy Klobuchar Blames Mexico President Flub on Exhaustion

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), during an appearance at CNN’s town hall on Tuesday, tried to make up for her previous inability to recall the name of Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, blaming her mental lapse on exhaustion.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), during an appearance at CNN’s town hall on Tuesday, tried to make up for her previous inability to recall the name of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, blaming her mental lapse on exhaustion.

Amy Klobuchar

Mexican President Pushes Amnesty on Crime, Senate to Decide

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is pushing for a new bill that would grant amnesty to thousands of currently jailed individuals. The bill called Ley de Amnistia or Amnesty Law is expected to go before Mexico’s Senate. If the senate passes the bill, it would lead to the release of thousands of individuals who have been “unjustly jailed”.

Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (C) cheers his supporters at the Zocalo Square in Mexico City after winning general elections

Poll: Seven in 10 Mexicans Have ‘Negative’ View of Caravan

Seven in ten Mexicans reportedly have a negative view of Central American migrants in the caravan while majorities oppose giving migrants work visas and support tougher enforcement measures, according to a comprehensive poll conducted by one of Mexico’s biggest newspapers, El Universal.

TOPSHOT - A group of Central American migrants -mostly Hondurans- climb a metal barrier on the Mexico-US border near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018. - US officials closed the San Ysidro crossing point in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of …