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Investment is Vital on the Long and Potholed Path to Prosperity

Mexico Investment is Vital on the Long and Potholed Path to Prosperity

Mexico faces many challenges in improving its overall competitiveness. In an opinion column in today’s Financial Times, I argue that investing in the country’s infrastructure will be a vital step...

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The Presidential Inbox: Latin America

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As part of the Council on Foreign Relations’, “Presidential Inbox” series, I sat down yesterday with Arturo Valenzuela, former assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere Affairs, and Sergio Galvis,...

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The Real Mexico: Narcotrafficking or Economic Growth?

Mexico United States The Real Mexico: Narcotrafficking or Economic Growth?

I had an interesting conversation with Jorge Ramos and Jesus Esquivel, author of La DEA en México, this weekend on Al Punto. You can watch it here: Published in conjunction...

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Obama Heads to Mexico

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When President Obama arrives in Mexico this week he will face almost two completely different governments when it comes to discussing security and economic relations. In an op-ed that I...

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Why Mexico is Key to American Prosperity

Mexico United States Why Mexico is Key to American Prosperity

When President Obama travels to Mexico next week to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, they will have no shortage of topics to talk about. This past week, I...

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Silicon Valley Takes on Immigration Reform

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As the U.S. Congress looks to embark on immigration reform soon, many things have changed since the last try in 2007. One of the most important is the role of...

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Launching Two Nations Indivisible

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Last night I discussed my new book, Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead, with Chris Sabatini, Senior Director of Policy at the Americas Society/ Council of...

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Announcing Release of Two Nations Indivisible

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Dear friends, I’m excited to announce that Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead is now available from Oxford University Press. As many of you know,...

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Is Our Relationship With Mexico at the Crossroads?

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This past Monday I spoke with Jim Zirin on Digital Age about Mexico’s growing middle class, security situation, and latest telecommunication reform. You can watch the interview here or below....

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Mexico & the United States, Two Nations Indivisible

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  Mexico and the United States are linked closer than ever through trade, bi-national communities, security concerns, and a shared democratic vision. In this interview with Emerging Markets, I spoke...

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