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May 09, 2018
In July, Mexicans will go to the polls to elect more than 3,400 positions for federal, state and local offices- including the country’s president, governors in nine states, 1,596 mayors, and 1,100 legislative seats. Although from a US perspective it is easy to get wrapped up in the most recent... Read More
February 26, 2018
A raíz del sismo que impacto a México el 19 de septiembre del 2017, los jóvenes fueron reconocidos como actores de cambio. Con una gran iniciativa para reconstruir el país y nuestra sociedad, la famosa frase, Los jóvenes han... Read More
February 23, 2018
The International Republican Institute (IRI) served as an expert judge for the significant municipal awards in Mexico recently. Along with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the International Association of City Managers and... Read More
February 15, 2018
2018 is a banner year for Mexican voters. On July 1, more than 3,400 positions for federal, state and local offices will be contested. Elections include the national presidency, governors in nine states (Chiapas, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Morelos, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan, and Mexico... Read More
January 17, 2018
For the second time, the Federal Government of Mexico, through the Secretariat of Public Function and the Coordination of the National Digital Strategy, gave annual recognition to organizations and departments that are making the government more open and collaborative. This year, the... Read More
January 02, 2018
On June 18, 2016, Mexico transitioned to a new penal justice code—an accusatory system based on a presumption of innocence. The new code created an independent prosecutor’s office and alternative mechanisms for resolving conflicts. For example, now Mexicans can address local amicable disputes... Read More
December 27, 2017
Por segunda vez, el Gobierno Federal de México a través de la Secretaría de la Función Pública y la Coordinación de la Estrategia Digital Nacional entregan los... Read More
September 05, 2017
On Valentine’s Day 2011, my adventures with the International Republican Institute (IRI) as the Regional Program Director for Central America began. Upon landing in Guatemala, I was very excited.   As I ventured outside the airport terminal, my new colleagues soon found me. We talked about... Read More
April 21, 2017
Violence is one of the most troubling problems in Mexican society. At the beginning of 2017, the murder rate jumped significantly in 25 of Mexico’s 32 states, or in about 80 percent of the country. Despite preventive polices and mechanisms introduced at a federal level since 2012, security and... Read More
January 27, 2017
La corrupción es una enfermedad que a México le cuesta mucho. De acuerdo con la revista Forbes, representa una pérdida de aproximadamente 347,000 millones de pesos al año, equivalente a un 9% del PIB nacional.[1] A esto se agrega la pérdida de hasta 5%... Read More

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