Julián Leyzaola Pérez gained a reputation as an anti-crime crusader as police chief of Tijuana and Ciudad Juárez—and for the human rights abuses that occurred under his watch. He could likely become Tijuana’s next mayor.
In a popular consultation, Mexico overwhelmingly rejected the ongoing construction of a controversial airport. The backlash by Mexican elites reveals dark truths about what “modernization” really means in the country.
It took Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) 12 years to become president-elect of Mexico, making history for Mexico’s Left as his party’s coalition also achieves a legislative majority. But the struggle has only just begun.