People take part in a march to demand the resignation of Honduras' President Juan Hernandez in Tegucigalpa June 26, 2015.
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Latin America’s Moment analyzes economic, political, and social issues and trends throughout the Western Hemisphere.

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) welcomes Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto before the first working session of the G20 Summit in Constantine Palace in Strelna near St. Petersburg, September 5, 2013. Grigory Dukor/Reuters

Don't Let Mexico's Elections Become Putin's Next Target

Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been confirmed by no fewer than 17 U.S. intelligence and security agencies. Read More

November 2, 2017

NAFTA
Mexico Didn't See Trump Coming

On Tuesday I had the pleasure of joining Daniel Moss and Scott Lanman on Bloomberg Benchmark to discuss the future of NAFTA and its implications for Mexico. You can listen to the podcast here. 

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October 27, 2017

Russian Hacking
The World Next Week Podcast

Yesterday I joined Robert McMahon on CFR’s podcast, The World Next Week, which gives a preview of world events in the week ahead. We discussed Venezuela, Argentina, President Xi Jinping, and Facebook, Twitter, and Google’s upcoming trips to Congress. You can listen to the podcast here.

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September 21, 2017

Mexico
It's Time to Face NAFTA’s Jobs Myth

A third lightning round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begins in Ottawa on September 23. Negotiators reportedly made progress during the first two go-rounds in Washington and Mexico City, reaching tentative agreements on intellectual property, e-commerce, and environmental protections, likely following the general outlines hammered out within the Transpacific Partnership agreement, or TPP. Yet the thornier issues – investor dispute settlement options, rules of origin, Buy American clauses, and importantly labor rules and wages – remain.

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