In a move meant to please Trump, Macri labels Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

In a move meant to please Trump, Macri labels Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Hace 1 horaLPO
The announcement came days before the arrival of Mike Pompeo to Argentina. The intention is to push Brazil and Paraguay to join in the declaration.
AMLO presented Mexican oil giant Pemex's new business plan and the markets were not thrilled

AMLO presented Mexican oil giant Pemex's new business plan and the markets were not thrilled

17/07/2019LPO (Ciudad de México)
The President presented the new strategy for the embattled national oil company. On the day of the announcement, the Mexican Peso fell. Investors and analysts await the full document, but Citigroup already published a negative review.
Recent polls show a notorious parity between Macri and Fernández

Recent polls show a notorious parity between Macri and Fernández

17/07/2019LPO
Two different polling firms place Macri and Fernández in a technical tie. In the Córdoba province the President wins comfortably.
The Radicals' Economic Spring Plan is boosting President Macri's numbers toward reelection

The Radicals' Economic Spring Plan is boosting President Macri's numbers toward reelection

13/07/2019Por Marcia Dell'Oca
Sales turned around in June and Macri's approval ratings went up by six points. Still, specialists warn that this is an "unstable balance".
AMLO's fight against corruption and its political implications

AMLO's fight against corruption and its political implications

12/07/2019LPO (Ciudad de México)
The current Government seems uninterested in pursuing the corrupt officials of the past, unless it means influencing the opposition internal election.
Opinion

The question of the election

Por Ignacio Fidanza
Beyond the polls, the Argentinian presidential election holds a key question: What is the ideal option to escape the economic crisis?

It's Peronism, Stupid

Por Ignacio Fidanza
With his back against the wall, Macri threw the marketing strategy of Durán Barba out the window and embraced a symbol of orthodox Peronism.

The Last Supper

Por Hernán Sarquis
After his meeting with Pence, and a weekend away from a potential "Black Monday", Marcelo Ebrard had supper with a powerful American group that would have support the US President in any other Republican administration. The details of a high-level lobbying effort.

The decline of the Argentinian elites

Por Ignacio Fidanza
The failure in overcoming the crack is also anchored in the persistence of the elites by means of failed strategies.
This week
Analysis: Can AMLO's National Guard fix Mexico's violence crisis?

Analysis: Can AMLO's National Guard fix Mexico's violence crisis?

12/07/2019LPO (Ciudad de México)
This week a group of civilians disarmed and held hostage Mexican troops, firmly demanding their weapons for self-defense back. LPO consulted several specialists about the decades-long security crisis unfolding in Mexico.
"I know the White House is not happy with AMLO's security strategy"

"I know the White House is not happy with AMLO's security strategy"

12/07/2019LPO
The senator and former Secretary of the Interior talked with LPO about the security crisis in Mexico and the responsibility of the current administration.

A Silenced Cabinet

12/07/2019Por Andrés Wainstein
The resignation of the Secretary of Finance evidenced the failures in an administration that does not understand how AMLO makes decisions.
Mexico's Finance Secretary resigns: "Powerful players are influencing the Ministry of Finance"

Mexico's Finance Secretary resigns: "Powerful players are influencing the Ministry of Finance"

11/07/2019LPO (Ciudad de México)
Carlos Urzúa, Secretary of Finance and a close friend of President López Obrador, left his post with a harsh letter accusing the administration of making financial decisions not based on evidence.
Who is Carlos Torres, the young economist who blew up López Obrador's relationship with his Finance Secretary

Who is Carlos Torres, the young economist who blew up López Obrador's relationship with his Finance Secretary

11/07/2019Por Andrés Wainstein
A close friend of Andy López Beltrán -the President's middle son- he is part of the inner circle of young politicians that AMLO trusts the most.