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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks on during a news conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

AMLO’s Venezuela “neutrality” is anything but

Mexico stands alone within the 14-country Lima Group in not recognizing Juan Guaido, leader of the National Assembly, as interim president of Venezuela. Read More

February 6, 2019

Americas
Macri Can Win Reelection Despite Faltering Economy; Fixing Argentina’s Problems Will Be Harder

A hapless political opposition fails to capitalize on the president’s mistakes and adapt to the future.

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January 10, 2019

Americas
Mexico and Brazil Need to Address Their Education Deficit to Grow

Investing more in human capital is the region’s best hope to escape the middle-income trap.

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November 30, 2018

Mexico
Lopez Obrador's Presidency Will Roll Back Mexico's Gains

His personalistic presidency threatens years of hard-won institutional gains.

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