President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador won with almost 54% of the vote on July 1. This historic election comes at a critical moment for Mexico's future. López Obrador campaigned on a transformative vision and will face several immediate tasks upon taking the office on December 1, including: establishing new mechanisms to combat corruption; reducing crime in the short-term while tackling its root causes in the long-term; maintaining a stable economy while renegotiating a mutually beneficial NAFTA; and navigating the shifting nature of US-Mexico relations.
As the transition of power begins, we will discuss the priorities he laid out on the campaign trail and the feasibility of their implementation. Join the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center on Thursday, July 12 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. (EDT) for a discussion on what we might expect from Mexico's next president on some of the most pressing issues facing the country today. What will he prioritize? How will he fund his proposals? What will be Mexico's role in the region?
Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
The Honorable Paula Stern
Founder and President, The Stern Group;
Former Chairwoman, U.S. International Trade Commission;
Board of Directors, Atlantic Council
José Díaz Briseño
*Additional Speakers To Be Announced
Associate Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center