People in Mexico City, Mexico. Editorial credit: photosounds / Shutterstock.com

Mexico

Mexico has been an electoral democracy since 2000, and alternation in power between parties is routine at both the federal and state levels. However, the country suffers from severe rule of law deficits that limit full citizen enjoyment of political rights and civil liberties. Violence perpetrated by organized criminals, corruption among government officials, human rights abuses by both state and nonstate actors, and rampant impunity are among the most visible of Mexico’s many governance challenges.

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Freedom in the World — Mexico Country Report

Mexico is rated Partly Free in Freedom in the World 2022, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

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Freedom on the Net— Mexico Country Report

Mexico is rated Partly Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.