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New article by María José Jiménez published in major Mexican newspaper

27 July 2021

Maria Jose Jimenez

María José's latest article, Consultas Populares: Entre la simulación y la aplicación, critically analyses how Mexico's president Andrés Manuel López Obrador uses popular consultations as a key strategy to implement populist policies which undermine liberal democracy and popular institutionalisation. 

You can access the article [Spanish only] in full via this link to influential Mexican newspaper El Universal

El Universal

María José completed her Latin American Studies MA in 2020. She is currently working at Mexican political communication organisation SPIN-TCP, conducting daily analyses of the president's press conferences, amongst other remits.


Link to article in full

Link to 'El Universal' website

Link to SPIN-TCP website

Latin American Studies MA at UCL Americas | prospectus webpage


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