On October 25, 2023, Hurricane Otis rapidly intensified from a tropical storm into a record-breaking Category 5 hurricane, leaving Acapulco and the state of Guerrero in ruins with an estimated 15 billion dollars of damage. In this video, the Mexico Institute highlights the key facts and developments in the aftermath of Hurricane Otis and the government responses to the natural disaster.
The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. Read more