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Latin America’s Moment analyzes economic, political, and social issues and trends throughout the Western Hemisphere.

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A demonstrator holds a sign during a march against Mexico's president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as he delivers his first state of the union in Mexico City, Mexico, September 1, 2019. The sign reads, "#AMLO traitor. Liar. Corrupt. Narco-state". REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador Is Stoking Corruption, Not Fighting It

His shady associates and wrongheaded policies are making a bad problem worse. Read More

October 23, 2019

Americas
AMLO’s ‘Hugs Not Bullets’ Is Failing Mexico

The president's softer approach to criminal gangs just suffered a serious setback in Sinaloa.

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October 8, 2019

Americas
Free Trade Is Expanding, Just Not With the U.S.

Deals forged by countries accounting for more than one-third of global output leave America on the outside.

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September 17, 2019

Americas
China’s Manufacturing Loss Should Be Mexico’s Gain

But President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is wasting the opportunity.

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