April 29 Forum, "Mexico's Crucial July 1 Presidential Election: Who Might Win and What Will It Mean for the United States, NAFTA, and the Border?”

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Join us for the next Social Justice forum, April 29th, 2:30-4 pm at the El Paso Public Library downtown, 501 N. Oregon. Our speaker will be Tony Payan. Tony is well-known in El Paso-Ciudad Juárez. After teaching at UTEP for some years, he moved to Houston and is currently serving as the Director of the Mexico Center at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. His subject will be of great interest to people in our area. 

On July 1, 2018, Mexican voters will select a new president who will face colossal challenges inthe years ahead, including worsening mass violence, rising drug trafficking, widespread poverty, and a hostile U.S. president who constantly disparages Mexico, deports Mexican immigrants at record levels, threatens to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, and insists on building a mammoth border wall.  Who among the contenders for the Mexican presidency has what it takes to tackle such gargantuan problems?  No one is more knowledgeable about Mexican politics than Tony Payan.  Do not miss this forum.