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World 06 Jun 2018 | 3:57 AM

Mexico leftist widens double-digit lead ahead of July presidential vote

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador extended his double-digit lead less than a month out from the July 1 presidential election, two voter surveys showed on Tuesday.

World 29 May 2018 | 10:02 AM

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican business leaders called out the government on Monday over a recent wave of criminal activity that has terrorized large swaths of Latin America's second-largest economy and led some prominent firms to cut back operations.

World 21 May 2018 | 4:25 PM

Mexican rivals attack leftist in second debate, Trump hovers over exchanges

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The chasing pack of Mexican presidential candidates attacked front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a second televised debate on Sunday without landing major blows in exchanges that often returned to fraught relations with the United States.

World 08 May 2018 | 7:33 AM

Mexican leftist widens lead in presidential race - poll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has maintained his lead in the race to win the presidency with less than two months remaining before the country's July 1 election, an opinion poll showed on Monday.

World 07 May 2018 | 9:54 PM

Call by Italian president for 'neutral' government hits opposition

ROME (Reuters) - President Sergio Mattarella called on Monday for Italy's bickering parties to rally behind a "neutral government", saying the only alternative would be a swift re-vote after March's inconclusive election.

World 19 Apr 2018 | 11:11 AM

Mexico leftist opens up 22-point lead in presidency race -poll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has widened his lead in the race to win the July 1 presidential election, opening up a gap of 22 percentage points, a poll by newspaper Reforma showed on Wednesday.

World 10 Mar 2018 | 5:10 AM

Mexico leftist courts bankers with pro-business, anti-graft vows

ACAPULCO (Reuters) - Mexican leftist presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador set about wooing the country's powerful banking community on Friday, seeking to extinguish fears he would seize property, instead targeting graft and poverty alleviation.

World 08 Mar 2018 | 2:10 PM

Mexican leftist leads by 13.6 point in presidency race -opinion poll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador leads by 13.6 percentage points in the run-up to Mexico's July 1 presidential election and has an even bigger advantage over the ruling party candidate, a voter survey by polling firm Ipsos showed on Thursday.

Markets 15 Nov 2017 | 8:45 AM

Hong Kong stocks end down, resources and industrial firms weigh

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks followed other Asian markets lower, dragged down by resources and industrial firms, amid worries over China's economic growth after sluggish economic data.

World 31 Jul 2017 | 11:04 PM

Kremlin orders Washington to slash embassy staff in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin has ordered the United States to cut about 60 percent of its diplomatic staff in Russia but many of those let go will be Russian citizens, softening the impact of a measure adopted in retaliation for new U.S. sanctions.