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FROM THE OCTOBER 21, 2014 ISSUE

Is Mexico Losing the Fight Against Graft?


The Mexican city of Iguala in Guerrero state has made headlines lately after 43 students went missing there and several local police officers were detained in connection with the disappearances. The incident was among a series of recent events that have again raised concerns about human rights, corruption and violence in Mexico. How is well President Enrique Peña Nieto's government handling these issues, and what more should it be doing? What needs to be done to prevent future human rights violations like those alleged in Iguala? In historical terms, is Mexico's human rights situation today worse than in the past?

Nicolás Mariscal, member of the Advisor board and chairman of Grupo Marhnos in Mexico City: "The murders in Iguala are a crime against humanity. The president has declared that the act is unacceptable. An outrage. On Oct. 3, the federal government received an order to take precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Beyond justice in this case, the underlying challenge is how..." MORE


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Diego Arria
Director,
Columbus Group

Genaro Arriagada
Nonresident Senior Fellow,
Inter-American
Dialogue

Joyce Chang
Global Head of
Emerging Markets Research, JP Morgan Chase

W. Bowman Cutter
Former Partner,
E.M. Warburg Pincus

Dirk Donath
Senior Partner,
Aimara Capital

Jane Eddy
Managing Director,
Corporate & Government
Ratings Group,
Standard & Poor's

Marlene Fernández
Corporate Vice
President for
Gov't Relations,
Arcos Dorados

Peter Hakim
President Emeritus,
Inter-American
Dialogue

Donna Hrinak
President,
Boeing Brazil

Jon Huenemann
Vice President,
US & Int'l Affairs,
Philip Morris

James R. Jones
Co-Chair,
Manatt Jones
Global Strategies

Craig A. Kelly
Director, Americas
Int'l Gov't Relations,
Exxon Mobil

John Maisto
Director,
US Education Finance Group

Nicolás Mariscal
Chairman,
Grupo Marhnos

Thomas F. McLarty III
President,
McLarty Associates

Carlos Paz-Soldan
Partner,
DTB Associates

Beatrice Rangel
Director,
AMLA Consulting

José Antonio Ríos
Chief Executive Officer, Vadium Technology, Inc.

Gustavo Roosen
Chairman of
the Board,
Envases Venezolanos

Andrés Rozental
President,
Rozental & Asociados and Senior Fellow,
Brookings Institution

Everett Santos
President
DALEC LLC

Shelly Shetty
Head, Latin America Sovereign Ratings
Fitch, Inc.

 

 

Erik Brand
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