Eurasia Group | Is AMLO alone on coronavirus?

Is AMLO alone on coronavirus?

28 April 2020
Shaking hands, kissing babies, and holding rallies is all part of politics, but Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) was reluctant to change, even in the face of coronavirus.

Eurasia Group Senior Analyst for Latin America Carlos Petersen checks in on whether the leader has shifted his approach, how other countries in the region are coping, and what the pandemic means for Mexico's economy, immigration, and other issues.

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Eurasia Group Latin America Senior Analyst Carlos Petersen.
Carlos Petersen is a senior analyst covering Latin America. He has a deep understanding of the interaction between politics and economics in Mexico and the wider Latin American region and has closely monitored Mexico's reform process, helping clients better understand changes to the energy, telecommunications, and financial sectors that have opened new opportunities for private enterprises. He has likewise analyzed the country's economic policy and electoral processes, as well as the difficulties facing sta