Dec 15, 2019
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Laura Carlsen, a political analyst and director of the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy, based in Mexico City, joins us this week to discuss the first year of Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The positive's from AMLO's first year as President and where Mexico is backsliding. Mexico's struggle for growth. Mexico's homicde problem. AMLO's political background. AMLO's international profile and foreign policy. Immigration and the drug war. What to make of the New NAFTA, aka the USMCA, and why it's good the negotiations are over. Is AMLO going to get the Lula treatment.