January 3, 2014

Can Pena Nieto Consolidate Mexico Reforms?

Duncan Wood, Global Public Square

The Associated Press

Although the Mexican government retains its positive image in the international arena, at home the president’s popularity has undergone a major decline. Peña Nieto currently commands the approval of only 44 percent of the Mexican population, according to one recent poll, an incredibly low level by Mexican presidential standards.

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