Thursday, July 18, 2024


Claudia Sheinbuam stands with her new cabinet appointees on a stage with the words "Claudia Sheinbaum, Presidenta."

Claudia Sheinbaum names ministers of culture, tourism and labor

With the appointment of the three officials, only the army and navy ministries remain to be announced.
President Lopez Obrador at a podium in the National Palace

López Obrador says stricter gun control ‘urgently needed’ in US

After the recent attempt on Donald Trump's life, Mexico's president called on U.S. leaders to pledge to stricter federal gun controls.
Pro-choice activists standing in front of a sign that says "Aborto Legal Puebla." Two activists are hugging while others look on smiling. as they celebrate the Puebla legislature's vote to decriminalize abortion.

Puebla becomes the 14th Mexican state to decriminalize abortion

With a state Congress vote of 29-7 on Monday, Puebla became Mexico's 14th state to decriminalize abortion within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Claudia Sheinbaum with her new chief of staff, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel.

Claudia Sheinbaum picks Lázaro Cárdenas Batel as chief of staff

After a stint as chief advisor to López Obrador four years ago, Cárdenas will return to the National Palace in a new role.
Graeme Clark, Canadian ambassador to Mexico

Going beyond clichés to foster understanding: An interview with Graeme C. Clark, Canadian ambassador...

Canada's outgoing ambassador to Mexico shares insight from his five years fostering cultural understanding and cooperation between the two nations.
Mexican and Canadian flags

Mexico and Canada: 80 years of diplomatic relations

Mexico and Canada are celebrating 80 years of diplomatic relations this year, though their shared history goes back to the 19th century.
Sheinbaum stands on a white stage with her newly announced cabinet appointees.

Sheinbaum names interior minister, security minister and other top cabinet appointments

The powerful Interior Ministry will be led by Rosa Icela Rodríguez, Mexico's current security minister.
Mugshots of eight people who won in Michoacan's 2024 local elections. as trans women. They all appear conventionally male.

Michoacán investigates 8 male political candidates who posed as trans women

Controversy surrounds the fraudulent actions of eight candidates who registered as trans women — and won — in various municipalities of Michoacán.
U.S. President Biden and Trump debate issues like immigration, border security and more from behind podiums on a stage.

Mexico and immigration issues take center stage in US presidential debate

Mexico was one of the hot topics in the face off between the United States' current and former president on Thursday night.
A fisherman in Morelos

Opinion: A big picture view of Mexico’s present and future in uncertain times

Former Mexican Congressman Agustín Barrios Gómez shares his concerns and hope about Mexico's future in volatile times.
Claudia Sheinbaum and Mélanie Joly

Claudia Sheinbaum meets with Canada’s Foreign Minister

Sheinbaum and Mélanie Joly discussed the USMCA, and the foreign minister also commented in an interview about the proposed judicial reform.
Claudia Sheinbaum at a press event with five newly announced cabinet members

Claudia Sheinbaum names another 5 members of her cabinet

The president-elect presented her ministers of energy, health, urban development, public administration and infrastructure and transport on Thursday.
Marcelo Ebrard at a press event

Marcelo Ebrard talks trade, nearshoring and US-Mexico relations in La Jornada interview

Mexico's next economy minister said the United States will "need Mexico to be able to compete with China" in an interview with La Jornada newspaper.
Claudia Sheinbaum at the meeting with Mexican women

Sheinbaum receives symbolic ‘women’s baton of command’

President-elect Sheinbaum received the baton as a symbol of the "confidence" Mexican women place in her as the country's first female head of state.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador at his morning press conference lectern

AMLO celebrates release of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

AMLO has been an outspoken supporter of Julian Assange and had previously offered political asylum to the Wikileaks founder.
National Guard members salute during the inauguration of new facilities in Oaxaca on Sunday.

President-elect Sheinbaum confirms she will support military control of National Guard

Post-election, the president-elect hasn't changed her tune: She continues to support AMLO's security strategy and proposed changes to the Constitution.