Freelance journalist David Agren talks about the political situation in the country and what to look for as the July 1st election approaches.
According to a 2017 survey by Transparency International, 61% of Mexicans surveyed said they thought corruption had increased. 51% said they had to pay a bribe to access public services.
Jan-Albert Hootsen, Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, speaks about the dangers posed to journalists in the country.
Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center, speaks about the significance of the coming election, both for Mexico and abroad.
Carlo Dade, director of the Canada West Foundation's Trade and Investment Centre, talks about the possibility of a breakthrough with the NAFTA negotiations and how the Mexican election could potential affect the future of the agreement.
Mexico is Canada’s 3rd largest trading partner after the US and China. As of January 2018, Canada’s exports to Mexico were valued at $599M. Canada’s imports from Mexico totalled $2.4B