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Latin America’s New and Old Challenges, an Interview with Mauricio Cárdenas by César Pabón


This article appears in the Spring 2020 edition of the Latin America Policy Journal released in May 2020. You can order the edition here. Former Minister Mauricio Cardenas responded to the questions formulated by LAPJ Editor-in-Chief Cesar Pabon on 25 January 2020. What follows is a lightly edited transcript. LAPJ: What are your views on the […]

Is Mexico’s new president a populist?


Mexico’s Andres Manuel López Obrador was a populist candidate. Will he become a populist president?

Lessons from the Mexican Election for Campaigns in the United States


BY BEN MCGUIRE Fresh on the heels of a disastrous G7 summit, Mexico is poised to elect a President whose aggressive approach may scorch as much earth as his northern counterparts. A victory for Andrés Manuel López Obrador (also known as AMLO) will immediately impact negotiations over NAFTA and immigration. Regardless of how the race […]

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