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Smart Take | Protests in Mexico and Threats to its Democracy

February 27, 20231:56

Mexico Institute Deputy Director Lila Abed explains why people in Mexico are protesting recent changes to the country’s National Electoral Institute. She describes the potential impact of the reforms and how Democracy in Mexico could suffer if they aren't overturned by the country's Supreme Court.


Lila Abed

Lila Abed

Deputy Director, Mexico Institute
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The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more