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President appoints new Foreign and Culture Secretaries

President Enrique Peña Nieto has appointed Luis Videgaray Caso as his new Secretary of Foreign Affairs. Videgaray had resigned as Finance Minister after arranging talks between Donald Trump and the […]

FinMin stands down

Mexico’s Secretary of Finance and Public Credit (Finance Minister), Luis Videgaray Caso, has resigned. The decision was taken a week after American presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Mexico and held […]

Mexico introduces new anti-corruption legislation

Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto signed new legislation yesterday which will introduce a new National Anti-Corruption System. The legislation goes much of the way towards meeting the demands of a […]

Enrique Peña Nieto appoints three key people

President Enrique Peña Nieto has made three changes to his Cabinet and extended Cabinet José Narro Robles is the new Secretary of Health. In the presidential press release it states […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Mexico

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Mexico Press Release No. 15/519 November 17, 2015 On November 9, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

President reshuffles Cabinet

President Enrique Peña Nieto has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet. The appointments announced on the presidential website are as follows: Claudia Ruiz Massieu; Secretary of Foreign Affairs José […]

President and PRI survive mid-term test

President Enrique Peña Nieto and his Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) have survived Sunday’s elections albeit because of support for their two parliamentary allies. The President and government have come in […]

Parliamentary 2015

An election to the Chamber of Deputies took place on 7 June 2015. Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional, PRI) 203 National Action Party (Partido Acción Nacional, PAN) 108 Party […]

Voters choose new Chamber of Deputies

There are 83,563,190 registered voters entitled to vote today in a general election for Mexico’s lower house of Congress, the Chamber of Deputies. Voters will be choosing 500 Deputies and […]

President in all time low polling as street protests increase

Despite announcing a package of reforms to municipal police forces following outrage over the deaths of 43 students at the hands of a drugs cartel, President Enrique Peña Nieto has […]

Mexico City to get new airport

President Enrique Peña Nieto delivered his State of the Nation speech on Tuesday in which he announced a brand new airport for Mexico City. The new airport will be built […]

President announces new Infrastructure Programme

President Enrique Peña Nieto has laid out the details of the Mexican government’s National Infrastructure Programme 2014 – 2018 in a ceremony which took place yesterday. The new infrastructure plan […]