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Mexico's Security Spokesperson to Speak in Austin

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Alejandro Poiré, Mexico's security spokesperson, will discuss his country's strategies for public safety at the LBJ School of Public Affairs Monday.

In response to public concerns toward Mexico facing a series of drug-related violence, Mexico’s security spokesperson, is coming to UT to discuss Mexico’s national strategies for public safety.  Alejandro Poiré, will speak at noon Monday at the Bass Lecture Hall of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

Poiré will discuss ways Mexico is dealing with ongoing drug-related violence that threatens Americans who live along the border, as well as those who travel to Mexico.

The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, the College of Liberal Arts, the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law.

You can find more details about the event here.