Mexico: The hope of a nation

Mexico: The hope of a nation

Mexico Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

In his first full day in office last December, Enrique Peña Nieto performed a feat that had long eluded politicians in Mexico: the country’s 46-year old new president managed to forge a broad agreement across all three major political parties for what the government hopes will be a sweeping set of economic reforms. That Peña Nieto had on day one proposed in his so-called “Pact for Mexico” an ambitious list of measures was bold enough. But that he had won endorsements for his government’s 95-point plan from across the political divide was entirely new – and was orchestrated for one chief purpose: to signal that Mexico’s new leader has what it takes to overcome the political paralysis that

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