Two Issues That Will Reveal the Real Claudia Sheinbaum

By Carlos Ramírez

Mexico’s unusually high fiscal deficit and the complex energy sector demand a clearer vision from the presidential hopeful ahead of 2024.

MEXICO CITY — As the presidential candidate of the ruling Morena party, Claudia Sheinbaum is currently the frontrunner to replace Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in next year’s general election. Though she is a well-known figure from her tenure as mayor of the nation’s capital from 2018 until her resignation in June in order to run for office, her priorities and goals for the presidency are in need of clarification. Onlookers and voters alike are wondering if she wants to continue AMLO’s agenda or modify it in important ways. What’s clear is that if she wins,...

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