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How Americans See Mexico

Canada Immigration Mexico United States How Americans See Mexico

The three North American leaders meet tomorrow in Ottawa, the new Trudeau government reviving an annual summit. As a recent poll of U.S. perceptions of its neighbors by Vianovo and...

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America

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Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America fell in 2014, down 16 percent to $159 billion according to the latest ECLAC report. This outpaced global declines closer to 7 percent,...

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Guest Post: Mexico's Aerospace Sector Takes Flight

Mexico Guest Post: Mexico's Aerospace Sector Takes Flight

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, who is beginning an MA in Global Affairs at Yale University in the fall. She previously was my research associate in the...

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America Holds Steady in 2013

Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia Latin America Mexico Peru Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America Holds Steady in 2013

In 2013, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America reached $185 billion according to the latest ECLAC report, continuing the slight upward trend of the last three years. Brazil maintained its...

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Foreign Direct Investment and Jobs in Latin America

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In 2012 Latin America received its largest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) to date: $170 billion or 12 percent of global flows. These flows went into a range of...

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U.S. Exports Depend on Mexico

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Surprising to many Americans is the importance of the United States’ trade with Mexico. While Asia captures the headlines, U.S. exports to Mexico are double those to China, and second...

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U.S.–Latin America Economic Ties

Latin America United States U.S.–Latin America Economic Ties

Many talk about the United States’ declining influence in Latin America, pointing to the rising role of China or European companies, investors, and governments. Yet a closer look at the...

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Evolution of Latin America’s Economies

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I’ve been looking recently at the structural changes in many of Latin America’s economies (through the evolution of their exports). The different trajectories are quite striking, as you can see...

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