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Brazil and Mexico: New Year, Different Directions

Jan 4, 2019 | 16:19 GMT
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador answers questions during a news conference in Mexico City on Dec. 14, 2018.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador answers questions during a news conference in Mexico City on Dec. 14. His government's populist agenda could increase risks for investors.

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In 2018, populist candidates in Latin America's two largest countries rode a wave of public disillusionment to the presidency. During 2019, new opportunities and risks will open up for investors as these new leaders attempt to deliver on their campaign promises. In Mexico, leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will...

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