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Governance and the Rule of Law

The advancement of democracy in Latin America has unleashed political, economic, and social dynamism, while weak political institutions and legal systems continue to plague the region. Institute activities in this area might include research and policy recommendations on governance and short courses on best practices for civil servants and politicians.



Judicial Reform in Mexico and the Possible Political and Economic Implications

Following a landslide electoral victory in June 2024, Mexico’s incoming president Claudia Sheinbaum will likely oversee the implementation of landmark judicial reform that could drastically alter the country’s criminal justice system. The reforms, introduced by outgoing president Andres Manuel Lopez


Drug Capital and Drugged Consumers: The Other Economy (Video)

April 22, 2024

Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes

Migrants, Migrations, and Border Challenges (Video)

April 15, 2024

Duration: 3 hours 18 minutes

Latin America's Labyrinth: Economic Stagnation, Populism and Democratic Resilience (Video)

April 11, 2024

Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes