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Impunity for these crimes remained the norm. However, financing costs are rising, as spreads vis-a-vis US Treasuries have substantially increased since end of last year.

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The CNDH reported in that 90 percent of crimes against journalists in Mexico since have gone unpunished, including 82 percent of killings and percent of disappearances. In addition, 28 percent reported that they were threatened that their family would be harmed.

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Investigations suffer from serious shortcomings. Mexico made no progress in implementing the right to legal capacity for persons with disabilities. Stable macroeconomic environment, but slow economic growth Sinceaverage annual real GDP growth was just 2. In May, a federal judge established that prosecutors had not adequately investigated evidence of torture of detainees in the Ayotzinapa case.

According to the CNDH, more than 3, bodies have been found in over 1, clandestine graves since The ruling, which cited an Inter-American Court on Human Rights advisory opinion on the right to legal gender recognition, suggested the court might uphold transgender rights in an upcoming case that may create binding jurisprudence.

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Yet this monetary policy appears to have hindered growth. The council also criticized the lack of coordination between institutions, and expressed its concern that most states lag behind in implementing the law.

It is most frequently applied in the period between when victims are detained, often arbitrarily, and when they are handed over to civilian prosecutors—a period in which they are often held incommunicado at military bases or illegal detention sites.

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While Euler Hermes expects moderate fiscal slippage, which would not jeopardize debt sustainability but contribute to the bleak economic outlook, downside risks remain. In May, a federal judge established that prosecutors had not adequately investigated evidence of torture of detainees in the Ayotzinapa case. Mexico made no progress in implementing the right to legal capacity for persons with disabilities. Migrants and Asylum Seekers Migrants traveling through Mexico are frequently subject to abuses and human rights violations. Successive administrations have also failed to curb escalating corruption and crime that stifle economic and social outcomes. In total in , gross export losses could sum up to -USD An investigation by the Washington Office on Latin America WOLA found that civilian prosecutors had opened investigations between and into crimes and human rights violations committed by soldiers but only obtained 16 convictions. In , Mexico enacted a federal victims law intended to ensure justice, protection, and reparations for crime victims.

Causes of failure include corruption, inadequate training and resources, and complicity of prosecutors and public defenders with criminals and abusive officials.

FX reserves diminished to USD

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Exports should be adversely affected by trade policy uncertainty and could also be hit in by the expected marked slowdown in activity in the U. As of August , it brought charges in cases and obtained only seven convictions, of which just one was for homicide. According to government statistics, apprehensions of unaccompanied children from the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras were significantly lower in and compared to , and asylum recognition rates for unaccompanied children from these countries have risen in recent years. At least 10 government agencies filed appeals against the ruling, which, at time of writing, remained pending. In , Congress reformed the Code of Military Justice to require that abuses committed by members of the military against civilians be handled by the civilian criminal justice system rather than the military system, which had a history of failing to hold members of the military accountable for abuses. Security forces continued to commit extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and torture. FX reserves diminished to USD However, uncertainty has increased over the future of the Pemex consolidation process under the new administration. As of August , it had opened 1, investigations but only pressed charges in 11 cases. A study by researchers from the University of Miami and the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City showed that almost 70 percent of journalists said they had engaged in self-censorship out of fear for their personal safety. Attacks on Journalists Journalists, particularly those who report on crime or criticize officials, often face harassment and attack by both government authorities and criminal groups. This reduces transfer and convertibility risks. An investigation by the Washington Office on Latin America WOLA found that civilian prosecutors had opened investigations between and into crimes and human rights violations committed by soldiers but only obtained 16 convictions. However, financing costs are rising, as spreads vis-a-vis US Treasuries have substantially increased since end of last year.
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