The federal elections on 6 June will be the second-largest electoral event in Mexico’s history. Over 20,000 positions will be elected, including the entire lower chamber of the 500-seat Congress, 15 state governors, 30 State congresses, and the authorities of around 1,900 municipalities. Together with Ignacio Ayala, Lat-Am Intelligence Analyst, Alex Parsons, Lead Analyst, the Americas, and Dr Guo Yu, Lead Analyst, Asia Pacific, discuss the significance of the vote, the recent surge of political violence as well as what the likely outlook of Mexico’s political landscape means for business.
Sibylline Podcast - Mexico - AMLO Presidency Likely to Lead to Short Term Stabilisation Though Key Threats Endure
On 1 July, Andres Manuel Lopez Obredor “AMLO” won a landslide victory in presidential elections. In this podcast we look at what his victory says about current trends in Mexico, and make predictions on how an AMLO presidency is likely to change the operating environment for businesses.
Key points include:
- The election and what happened
- Immediate term implications
- Analysing the results – what this says about key trends in Mexico
- AMLO’s Mexico – notably predictions on crime trends, the economy and the Mexico-US relationship
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