International Press

New York Times (Spanish Edition)

"AMLO: El monstruo que no existe." Sept 2019.
"La oportunidad económica que México no está viendo." August 2019.
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New York Times

"Time for Mexico to Accept Responsibility for the Violence." December 2014.
"Drug Legalization Could Create More Crime." May 2012.
"Doing the Math on Mexican Drug Wars." January 2010.

Washington Post


El País

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Americas Quarterly

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"A Victim of Trump (And Fundamentals), The Peso Falls."  November 2016. 
"Mexico Wins: Anti-Corruption Reform Approved." July 2016.
"Mexico's Special Economic Zones: White Elephants?" July 2016.
"How to Make Mexico More Competitive: More Corporate Ethics & State Efficiency, Less Corruption." October 2015.
"Priorities for Mexico's New U.S. Ambassador." April 2014. 
"For Mexico, Economic Growth Hinges on Justice." February 2014.

Specialized magazines

"How Started the Mexican Drug War" at The Kennedy School Review. 2013.
"Keys to Reducing Violence in Mexico" at Harvard Review of Latin America. Winter 2012.


Mexican Press


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Animal Político

"Prioridades para el nuevo embajador en Estados Unidos." (with Duncan Wood) April 2016.
"10 puntos para reducir la violencia en México (Parte II)." March 2016.
"Elecciones en EU: 10 cosas que debes saber." March 2016.
"10 puntos para reducir la violencia en México (Parte I)." March 2016.
"¿Qué piensan de México los gringos." February 2016.
"El México que corre (y el que pone el pie)." December 2014 
"Así se hace crecer a un país." September 2014


"The First Year of Peña Nieto." December 2013.
"Marihuana: 6 Myths." October 2013.
"Zeta Branding." September 2013.
"What Sleeping at a Public Protest Taught Us." September 2013.
"Who is Killing Mexican Journalists?" August 2013.
"What Google Can Tell Us About Drug Cartels' Modus Operandi." December 2012.
"Mexico's Perception of Violence is Media-Driven." January 2011. 


TV & Radio (selected)


La Hora de Opinar, Mexico's National TV, 2019. 
La Entrevista con Sergio Sarmiento, Mexico's National TV "Mexico's National Anti-corruption System", 2017.
Now!, The Wilson Center "The impact of violence for Mexico's economy", 2016.
Bloomberg Mexico "Civil Society proposes measures to improve public expenditure",2014.


Commentator on "Eduardo Ruiz Healy" at Mexico's 103.3 FM . 2016 - 2017