Mexico's President is Asking for an Apology from King Felipe VI and the Pope 500 Years After Historical Conquest

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in July 2018. US Department of State from United States / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain.

33. Amlo is Considered a Populist Strong Man

However, the term does not really fit here because populism is associated with right-wing movements rather than those on the left. Nonetheless, because his political views clash with American policies in Latin America – policies that America does not want to give up anytime soon, mainly because of its current dealings with migration from the southern border – he is unpopular among American officials.