Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador  inaugurated a daily press 7am conference soon after taking power in 2018. Photograph: EPA

In the course of a 2½-half-hour press briefing, the president claimed the country had “flattened” its coronavirus curve, despite official figures show(...)

People speak in a street of San José del LLano, drug trafficker  Joaquín Guzmán Loera’s hometown in Sinaloa state, Mexico, on February 8th. Photograph: Rashide Frias/AFP/Getty Images

He was once the most wanted man in Mexico, but many Mexicans barely skipped a beat after hearing the news on Tuesday that a jury in New York had deliv(...)