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Venezuela's Election and the Future of Chavismo

Venezuela Venezuela's Election and the Future of Chavismo

On Sunday some fifteen million Venezuelans headed to the polls to choose between Nicolás Maduro (Chávez’s heir apparent) and Henrique Capriles (the opposition’s leader). In an election many expected to...

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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

Mexico United States Announcing Release of Two Nations Indivisible

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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Economic Change on Mexico's Horizon

Mexico Economic Change on Mexico's Horizon

I spoke last week with CFR’s Brianna Lee about Mexico’s telecommunication, education, tax, and energy reforms, and what they could mean for Mexico’s economic outlook. You can read the interview...

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Mexico & the United States, Two Nations Indivisible

Mexico United States Mexico & the United States, Two Nations Indivisible

  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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Mexico's Road to Economic Sanity

Mexico Mexico's Road to Economic Sanity

  President Enrique Peña Nieto and his administration presented a telecommunications bill earlier this week that would, if fully implemented, make sweeping changes throughout the sector. In this op-ed that...

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A Seamless North American Market

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The Council on Foreign Relations released a new policy innovation memorandum today by American University professor Bob Pastor. The paper, “Shortcut to U.S. Economic Competitiveness: A Seamless North American Market,”...

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New Era for U.S.-Venezuela Relations?

Venezuela New Era for U.S.-Venezuela Relations?

Much of the discussion surrounding Chavez’s passing has focused on what his absence will mean for Venezuela’s internal politics, but below is my take for the BBC on how it...

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Chávez Loses Battle to Cancer

Venezuela Chávez Loses Battle to Cancer

After fourteen years in power, Vice President Nicolás Maduro announced this evening that President Hugo Chávez had lost his long and secretive battle with cancer. Chávez’s legacy will surely be...

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