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López Obrador's failed electricity reforms

Tony Payan | Miriam Grunstein

López Obrador's failed electricity reforms.

Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, recently lost a major congressional vote in his bid to limit private investment in the country’s electricity sector. Although López Obrador cannot run for election again, the vote represents a strong stand against his vision for Mexico — and sets the stage for the 2024 presidential election, which may be much more competitive than many thought just a few months ago. Read more at the Baker Institute Blog.