Retired Colombian police chief Oscar Naranjo was appointed Mexico's new security adviser. But the bureaucratic and political challenges he will face in Mexico may surprise him.
Mexico's PRI ran one of the best organized campaigns in Latin America in recent history, argues a guest blogger, but its winner, Enrique Peña Nieto, now has to bring the same effectiveness to the presidency.
As the death toll has surged in Mexico, many have feared the impact on the electoral process. But the 2012 presidential race has been quiet, though not necessarily for good reasons, argues InSight Crime.
Mexico's presidential election today is a choice between four candidates – and not voting at all.
The next Mexican president will inherit a country torn by drug violence. Tackling deep-seated democratic and economic challenges is key to progress.
Mexico's own recovery from a currency crisis has enabled it to play host to this year's G20 summit. What lessons can eurozone countries draw from that?