Latin America and the Caribbean, North America
Mexico, the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world, boasts one of the world's largest economies plus diversified trade and declining poverty. Mexico is the third largest supplier of oil to the United States, and also produces more automobiles than either the U.S.A. or Canada. Yet despite Mexico's continued economic advancement, the nation is beset by drug-related violence, insecurity, and a breakdown in the rule of law. Brookings experts are examining the social, economic and political aspects of North America's second largest country.
Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) drilling rig.
Mexico’s Energy Reforms Become Law
August 14, 2014, Diana Villiers Negroponte
On August 11, 2014, Mexican President Peña Nieto signed into law the 21 component parts of a comprehensive energy reform. Diana Negroponte outlines the tax and financial obligations for oil companies, as well as PEMEX's governance responsibilities going forward.
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Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Latin America Initiative
David R. Mares
Guest Scholar, Foreign Policy, Latin America Initiative
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