Andrés Manuel López Obrador has been sworn in as Mexico president, the first leftist to run the country in seven decades.

López Obrador, a former mayor of Mexico City and founder of the MORENA party, has a huge mandate, winning 53 percent of the popular vote. 

What does the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute think might happen in Mexico? Earl Anthony Wayne, a public policy fellow at the Wilson Center, and a former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has penned an op-ed in The Hill. Duncan Wood, director of the Mexican Institute, has penned an op-ed in Americas Quarterly.

Wayne’s analysis is titled: “The time to build lasting bonds between US and Mexico is now.” Click here to read it. 

Wood’s analysis is titled: “What We Learned from the AMLO Transition.” Click here to read it.

In addition, Wood say down for a video interview at the Wilson Center prior to Saturday’s inauguration. Click here to watch it.