"It would seem to be patently obvious that in politics there’s no worse evil than fighting reality, but that’s precisely what the government has been doing recently," writes Global Fellow Luis Rubio.
"Before concluding its ordinary sessions, the Senate approved the so called historic reform for the capital city to be officially called Mexico City (it is currently the Federal District) and to be given a brand new Constitution as an independent state of the Mexican Republic."
In this Expert Take, Luis Rubio discusses timing in politics. "In public life, say politicians, nothing is more important than timing."
In this Expert Take, Global Fellow and Advisory Board Member Luis Rubio states that "to govern is to comply with the law...without exception."
Perhaps the greatest challenge Mexico is facing is building a genuine Rule of Law. Although some advances have been achieved, the road still looks challenging. With this series, the Mexico Institute seeks to provide arguments and analysis for understanding the problems of transparency and Rule of Law that Mexico is facing.
In this Expert Take, Global Fellow and Advisory Board Member Luis Rubio discusses the National Electoral Institute (INE) and the issue of autonomy.
On this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we spoke with Ambassador Alejandro Estivill about the role of the Mexican Embassy and the range of services available.
In this Expert Take, Global Fellow and Advisory Board Member Luis Rubio discusses governance in Mexico and the issues that go along with it.
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute analyzes the published polls of some Mexican states holding gubernatorial elections in 2015.
In this Expert Take, Veronica Ortiz Ortega discusses the issue of political parties looking for loopholes in laws regulating the campaigns.