Published: Вт, Июля 03, 2018
Business | By Kate Woods

Mexico's AMLO Calls Trump 'Erratic and Arrogant'

Mexico's AMLO Calls Trump 'Erratic and Arrogant'

Josefina Serrano, 44, who rode eight hours from Sacramento on a bus organized for voters, said she voted for Lopez Obrador because she was exhausted of corruption and violence in Mexico, as well an anti-Mexican attitude in the United States.

Angry and frustrated over corruption and violence, Mexican voters delivered a tidal wave presidential election victory to leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, giving him a broad mandate to upend the political establishment and govern for the poor.

Lopez Obrador has pledged to not let Mexico become a "pinata" battered by the United States and rejects Trump's plan for a border wall.

Lopez Obrador, or AMLO, and Corbyn are reported to be personal friends and have participated together in political conferences and seminars.

After a campaign of lofty but vague promises, Mexico is now keen to see what the change Mr Lopez Obrador promises will actually look like. "A good judge begins at home".

Mr Obrador ran in both the 2006 and 2012 elections in Mexico.

But nearly half of its population lives in poverty and levels of violence and corruption are high.

Mr Lopez Obrador's coalition will have a majority in the lower house, and possibly in the Senate as well, according to the firm's exit polls - a coup for a party contesting its first national elections.

Lopez Obrador promised after his victory on Sunday to increase a welfare program for the elderly, a move likely to increase liabilities.

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Then, he cried fraud and declared himself the rightful victor, but alienated many supporters with huge street protests that brought much of the capital to a standstill for weeks.

Some also highlighted how the new Mexican leader came to power on an anti-Trump platform. Investors have always been expecting a victory by Lopez Obrador, who held double-digit leads in polls for months.

Mr Lopez Obrado will succeed President Enrique Pena Nieto on December 1.

The Mexican President-Elect has been critical of NAFTA in the past.

A third-time presidential candidate, López Obrador has publicly derided Trump's plans to build a wall along the border between the USA and Mexico and has said he will demand respect from the White House.

The President-elect said he would forge a new relationship with the U.S. "rooted in mutual respect and in defence of our migrant countrymen who work and live honestly in that country".

Mexico's main stock index and the peso were both down Monday, but analysts at Banco Base attributed the currency's drop to broader global movement in favour of the US dollar and speculation about USA interest rates.

Some try to link him to Hugo Chavez or Fidel Castro due his leftist-leaning politics, some to Donald Trump over his vague populist rhetoric and others call him anti-Trump even though the USA president already congratulated him and predicted both leaders will build "good ties".

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