Mexican candidates target Millennials

Mexican candidates target Millennials

So-called Millennials, aged 18-36, represent over half of all of Mexico’s electorate and they have been the voting majority in the past two presidential elections. Turnout still hovers at around 60% which is why all the main candidates are trying to tap into the...
NAFTA 7th round: ‘progress’ on key chapters

NAFTA 7th round: ‘progress’ on key chapters

The seventh round of NAFTA negotiations between the US, Canada and Mexico concluded in Mexico City on 2 March. Three days later, the countries’ top negotiators held a joint press conference to reveal the overall progress of what they have coined ‘NAFTA 2.0’. The...
COPARMEX members hit by crime and corruption

COPARMEX members hit by crime and corruption

A recent survey produced by Confederación Patronal de la República Mexicana (COPARMEX) employers’ federation revealed that nearly half of all of its 36,000 affiliated national business members reported that they suffered losses from crime or corrupt authorities in...
Mexico’s record level of homicides in 2017

Mexico’s record level of homicides in 2017

Security sources have told Menas Associates that this year has seen the highest number of homicides in 20 years, and the trend is expected to continue rising. Although data on homicides is only available from 1997, the figures through to October make it the most...