Political change in Mexico and the impact on kidnap and extortive crime

November 22, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will become president of Mexico on 1 December, having campaigned on a platform of tackling violence and organised criminal activity. As well as a historically high murder rate, Mexico struggles with one of the highest kidnap rates in the world. In this Control Risks podcast we discuss whether pledges and polices to tackle crime will see a reduction in the levels of kidnap.

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Cambio político en México e impacto en tendencias de secuestro extorsivo

November 22, 2018

Andrés Manuel López Obrador se convertirá en presidente de México el 1 de diciembre, después de una campaña política basada en lidiar con la violencia y el crimen organizado en el país. Así como como una tasa de asesinatos históricamente alta, México lucha contra una de las tasas de secuestro más altas del mundo. En este podcast de Control Risks, exploramos si las promesas y las políticas para hacer frente a la delincuencia se traducirán en una reducción en los niveles de secuestro.

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A landmark election in Mexico

June 27, 2018

In this Control Risks podcast we hear from Eduardo Arcos, one of the firm's political risk analysts covering Mexico.

Mexican voters head to the polls on July 1 in what will be a watershed election for the country during a critical political and economic juncture. Eduardo dials in from Mexico City to discuss the outlook for Sunday's vote and what investors should really expect from the likely victory of leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). 

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RiskMap Podcast: The ousting of Park Geun-hye, US-Mexico relations and doing business in Mali

March 13, 2017

In this edition of the RiskMap Podcast, hosted by Charles Hecker and Angela Mancini, we discuss what lies ahead for South Korea now that Park Geun-hye has been  ousted as president. Also: behind the bluster, what’s happening in US Mexico relations, and how’s business in Africa’s second largest gold producer?

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Mexico’s oil and gas reforms - implications for multinational business

April 2, 2014

In the latest podcast from Control Risks, Dwight Dyer, political and security risk analyst for Mexico comments on the country’s Oil and Gas reforms and their wider implications, assessing opportunities and risks in the sector for multinational corporations.

About Dwight Dyer

Dwight is a political scientist with broad experience in Mexico and Latin America. As a former Director of Intelligence Analysis for the Mexican National Security Agency, he has expert knowledge of the political, social and security risks in the country. At Control Risks he advises clients on how to manage and mitigate the risks inherent in Mexico, with specialist expertise in the mining and oil and gas sectors.
 

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RiskMap Podcast: Global business risks in the weeks ahead

February 14, 2014

The coming weeks will see an election in Libya, trade talks between the United States and European Union, and a “Three Amigos” summit in North America tempered by Mexico’s energy reforms.

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Mexico Briefing October 2013

November 11, 2013

Gavin Strong and Dwight Dyer, Control Risks’ political and security risk analysts for Mexico provide a brief overview of our latest edition of the Mexico Briefing. In this edition they discuss the on-going police reform programme and analyse the corruption that affects public-sector contracting practices, in light of the recent effects across Mexico following hurricane Manuel and tropical storm Ingrid.

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Mexico Briefing

October 8, 2013

Dwight Dyer and Gavin Strong, Control Risks’ political and security risk analysts for Mexico provide a brief overview of our latest edition of the Mexico Briefing. This podcast covers the CNTE protests against the education system reforms proposed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, and their wider implications. And analysis of the current security environment in Mexico City and the increasing incidence of organized crime-related violence.

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Mexico Briefing

September 11, 2013

Dwight Dyer and Gavin Strong, Control Risks’ political and security risk analysts for Mexico provide a brief overview of our latest edition of the Mexico Briefing. In this podcast they discuss the government’s energy sector reform proposal and its implications for the private sector. And the current security environment in Michoacán and the threats it poses for businesses operating there.

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Mexico Oil and Gas

August 27, 2013

In our latest podcast, Control Risks analysts Dwight Dyer and Gavin Strong discuss President Enrique Pena Nieto's proposed liberalisation of Mexico's oil and gas industry.

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