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Freelance correspondent in Mexico

David Agren covers Mexico as a freelance correspondent for The Guardian. His writing also regularly appears in The Washington Post, USA Today, Maclean's and Catholic News Service. A graduate of Mount Royal University, he has reported on Mexico and Latin America since 2005 and resides in Mexico City.

Most Recent Posts


Mexico, still Canada’s NAFTA ally?

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September 7, 2018

While striking a deal without Canada may have seemed like a callous decision for Mexico, there were several political and economic considerations that left the country in a bind, as David Agren reports. 

Mexico election

Is this Mexico's next president?

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June 28, 2018

Andrés Manuel López Obrador may take Mexico’s July 1 election — he has polled far ahead of his competitors for months. David Agren reports on what the left-wing, populist candidate stands for and what’s in store for the country.