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Mexico's 2018 election is shaping up as a vote for economic freedom from the U.S

May 8, 2017
Trump's election triggered a rise in nationalism. A populist leftist candidate is channeling that feeling.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has low approval ratings. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the leading presidential candidate in Mexico's 2018 election, is critical of both Peña Nieto and U.S. President Trump.
Lorne Matalon

Mexico could face inflation worries with deregulation and rise in gas prices

Jan 5, 2017
The cost of gasoline in Mexico has spiked since the start of the new year. And people there are protesting about it. That’s because President Enrique Pena Nieto’s administration deregulated the industry. The problem is that the Mexican economy is struggling and the peso is losing value.  And, the rise in gas costs could also […]

Let’s do the numbers: the U.S. relationship with Mexico

Aug 31, 2016
Donald Trump’s meeting with the Mexican president highlights the U.S.’s close ties with the neighboring country.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (L) and US presidential candidate Donald Trump shake hands after a meeting in Mexico City on August 31, 2016. Trump stunned the political establishment when he announced late Tuesday that he was making the surprise trip south of the border to meet with Pena Nieto, a sharp Trump critic. 


How are Mexicans reacting to Trump's visit?

Aug 31, 2016
For a presidential candidate that's said some nasty things about Mexicans, his visit with President Nieto comes as a surprise.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump motions to the crowd following a speech at a rally on May 26, 2016 in Billings, Montana.  
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Mexico's president to visit Washington on Tuesday

Jan 5, 2015
Enrique Peña Nieto will engage in talks with President Obama.

Mexico's corruption problem

Dec 26, 2013
Corruption in Mexico was one of the focal points of President Enrique Peña Nieto's election campaign. But Transparency International hasn't given Mexico very high marks

The economic stakes with Mexico: Immigration, trade, and security

May 2, 2013
President Obama heads to Mexico today to meet with that country's new President Enrique Peña Nieto. The two leaders will discuss immigration reform, trade, and economics.

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How telecom reform in Mexico could impact U.S. immigration

Mar 21, 2013
New Mexican President Peña Nieto hopes to reshape the country's phone and television service by increasing competition through foreign investment.

Mexico's new president faces many challenges

Dec 3, 2012
Enrique Peña Nieto is now officially the country's new president, but he must tackle internal opponents and systemic issues of corruption and cronyism.

Mexicans hope new government brings better times

Jul 2, 2012
Mexico's youthful new president-elect belongs to a party that once oversaw stagnation. Mexicans hope things will be better this time around.