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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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Security Cooperation in Mexico

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I was in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to give testimony on U.S.-Mexico security cooperation at a Senate Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics Affairs’ hearing. You can read my...

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Mexico's Transformations

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I had the pleasure of joining PBS’s Tavis Smiley on his Los Angeles based show earlier this week to talk about Two Nations Indivisible. You can watch our conversation here:...

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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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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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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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Mexico's Road to Economic Sanity

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  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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Mexico Makes It

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Four tons of cocaine confiscated by U.S. authorities off the California coast; 35 bodies dumped by the side of a busy Veracruz highway in broad daylight; an attack by gunmen...

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