A major 'dolor de cabeza' for President Lopez-Obrador

Over the last couple of days, I've chatted with some Mexican friends by phone, and they all keep saying recent events have turned into a major "dolor de cabeza" or headache for President Andrés López-Obrador and the nation. First, there was the botched military operation that captured and then surrendered El Chapo's son.  It was, to say the least, a major blow to the military and the political leadership. As a Mexican friend told me, who has the soldiers' back?  Let's just say many Mexicans are asking the same question.  Fair or unfair, many Mexicans don't think President López-Obrador does. Second, a judge released 31 suspected cartel members.  According to a Reuters report: The suspects were nabbed by security forces in a central district of the capital on Tuesday after authorities seized two laboratories used to produce synthetic drugs, 50 kg (110 pounds) of chemical...(Read Full Post)
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