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A Fireside Chat with Lourdes Melgar

In anticipation of the Mexican election on June 2, the Dialogue invited Lourdes Melgar; a prominent energy expert and former deputy secretary of energy for hydrocarbons in Mexico, to share her extensive insights on the energy landscape in the country.

Ashley Rodríguez

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China’s EV drive accelerates in Latin America

China is making headway in the Latin American market by exporting electric vehicles (EVs) and investing in local production. Asia and Latin America Program Director, Margaret Myers, considers the significant implications China’s growth in Latin America’s EV and lithium mining industries could have for the region.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ East Asia Forum

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Taraciuk Broner: “El sistema de justicia mexicano requiere una reforma para despolitizarlo, pero eso no se consigue con esta reforma constitucional”

La directora del Programa sobre Estado de Derecho, Tamara Taraciuk Broner, conversó con Fernando del Rincón en CNN sobre el paquete de reformas constitucionales al sistema judicial, conocido como “Plan C”, presentadas por el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador al Congreso.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN Español

Are Tense Relations Harming Anti-Drug Cooperation?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on intelligence cooperation between Ecuador and Mexico.

Vanda Felbab-Brown, Peter Hakim, Diego Marroquín Bitar, Amanda Mattingly

Latin America Advisor ˙

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A Threat to Judicial Independence: Constitutional Reform Proposals in Mexico

On May 2, 2024, the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program, the Stanford Law School’s Rule of Law Impact Lab, and the Mexican Bar Association released a report analyzing the constitutional reform proposals presented by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the Mexican Congress in February 2024. The report concludes that the proposals directed at the federal judiciary constitute a direct threat to judicial independence.

Daniel Caballero, Adriana García

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México: Informes de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia

El Informe de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia de México, elaborado por Mexicanos Primero, busca medir el avance hacia el cumplimiento de los acuerdos de la Agenda Regional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Primera Infancia.

Mexicanos Primero, Diálogo Interaméricano, Pacto por la Primera Infancia

Reports ˙ ˙ Descargue el Informe

How Will Proposed Reforms Shape Mexico’s Politics?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on constitutional reforms in Mexico.

Andrés Rozental, Arantza Alonso Berbotto, Earl Anthony Wayne, Lillian Briseño Senosiain , María Elisa Vera Madrigal

Latin America Advisor ˙

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North American Energy Integration: Conflict Resolution Under USMCA

This report, written in collaboration with COMEXI and the University of Calgary explores what routes to de-escalation exist under the US-Canada-Mexico energy dispute resolution talks.

Daniela Stevens, Julia González Romero, Lourdes Melgar, Elizabeth Whitsitt

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Presidential candidates in 2024, left to right: Claudia Sheinbaum, Luis Abinader and Nayib Bukele.

Latin America’s Election Super-Cycle Will Turn on One Key Factor

In Latin America’s 2024 electoral super-cycle, voters seem likely to reward leaders who address their most fundamental needs—in some cases regardless of whether they value democracy, clean government or the rule of law.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Americas Quarterly