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Police in riot gear block demonstrators who are demanding the resignation of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commonly known by his initials AMLO, from entering Mexico City's main square the Zocalo, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexican leader: Protesters welcome to camp near his office

Sep. 23, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday that conservative protesters demanding his resignation are welcome to camp out in Mexico City’s main plaza outside his offices in the colonial-era National Palace. Police later allowed only a couple hundred...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rings the bell as he gives the annual independence shout from the balcony of the National Palace to kick off subdued Independence Day celebrations amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at the Zocalo in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Instead of the throngs of supporters who pack the Zocalo in a typical year, this Independence Day the president faced an empty plaza as he gave the traditional

Mexico skirts U.S. criticism of anti-drug enforcement

Sep. 17, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that Mexico will respond “softly, softly” and with “love and peace” to the finding by the U.S. government that his country needs to do more to stop drug trafficking. López Obrador said he did not...