Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto (official government photo)After an aggressive grassroots campaign, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto recently announced the enactment of sweeping changes to Mexico’s anti-corruption regime. The new law is a significant step toward transparency in a country that consistently ranks among the most corrupt in the region and the world.… Continue Reading
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On Mexico’s central Pacific coast, in the state of Sinaloa, where drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s cartel has terrorized the local police and populace for decades, lawmakers have now limited what journalists can report about violent crime.… Continue Reading
Last week, Enrique Peña Nieto took power as the new president of Mexico.
With fighting corruption at the top of his agenda, the forty-six year old president is already working with Mexico’s Congress to impose structural reforms, including the creation of a centralized National Anti-Corruption Commission.… Continue Reading
Last week Mexico’s Lower House approved what may be a final legislative initiative by outgoing president Felipe Calderon. The first labor reform law in 42 years is intended to boost employment in the country by restricting labor lawsuits, regulating outsourcing, and making it easier for employers to hire and fire workers.… Continue Reading
Earlier this month, Senator Emilio Gamboa Patron from Mexico’s Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI), said two anti-corruption proposals from President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto will be introduced to the national legislature in the next 15 days.… Continue Reading