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Wed, Sep 4, 2019

A new day for Mexico? AMLO’s first Informe de Gobierno

Conference call On September 4, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to analyze Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) government address after his first nine months in office. Speakers included Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.; Rodrigo Gallegos, Advisor at De la Calle, Madrazo, Madrid; and Valeria Moy, Nonresident […]

Event Recaps by Pablo Reynoso

Economy & Business English

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

Brazil Colombia

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

US-Mexico deal reached: The economic reasons for avoiding tariffs

On June 12, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in partnership with POLITICO, hosted a timely event to discuss the economic costs of tariffs on Mexican imports for US consumers. The event was held less than a week after a US-Mexico deal was reached. The event featured a keynote conversation with Senator Tom […]

Event Recap by Pablo Reynoso

Americas Economy & Business

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Infographic: Costs of a five percent Mexico tariff on US consumers

On June 10, without a deal, the United States will place a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican products, with the potential to escalate by 5 percent each month until October, reaching a potential maximum of 25 percent. The US tariffs, levied in response to President Trump’s demand that Mexico stop all migration, would have […]

Article by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Americas Economy & Business

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Rapid reaction call: Implications of President Trump’s Mexico tariff threat

On May 30, President Trump announced that he would impose tariffs on products imported from Mexico, beginning at 5 percent on June 10, with a possible escalation to 25 percent by October. This threat is directed at the US’ largest trading partner thus far in 2019. President Trump’s announcement came on the same day that […]

Event Recap by Bridget Corna

Americas Economy & Business

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Digital resilience in Latin America: Automation, disinformation, and polarization in elections

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. Following a year-long effort in which the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Valentina Sader

Americas Brazil
Facebook likes in Oaxaca

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

#ElectionWatch: Likes from Afar in Oaxaca

South Asian Facebook accounts artificially inflated the number of Facebook “likes” on social media content for and about the State of Oaxaca in México.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Fernando Meneses Romero, Kanishk Karan, and Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Disinformation Elections

Wed, Dec 19, 2018

Marczak in USA Today: US Should Welcome Mexico’s Bold New Steps to Help Migrants and Central America

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In the News by Jason Marczak

Mexico

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Five takeaways from Latin America’s presidential elections in 2018

The next four years are an opportunity for each government to implement reforms necessary for the growth and development of the region’s three largest democracies.  

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Brazil Colombia

Fri, Nov 30, 2018

With AMLO, an opportunity to reset the US-Mexico relationship

The populist leader, who is more popularly known as AMLO, will be sworn in as the president of Mexico on December 1. This may be good news for the US-Mexico relationship.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Mexico