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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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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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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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Looking Back on 2012: Regional Integration in Latin America

Latin America Looking Back on 2012: Regional Integration in Latin America

In 2012 a big theme for Latintelligence was regional integration. A look at the past two hundred years of integration through today can be found here. These posts look at...

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U.S.–Latin America Economic Ties

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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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President Felipe Calderón Discusses Mexico’s Future

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This morning, CFR hosted Mexico’s president Felipe Calderón in its Washington D.C. office for a brief presentation and question and answer session (you can read the transcript here). The conversation...

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Latin America: Trading and Investing Together

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Economic ties lead Latin America’s integration efforts. Promising some of the greatest concrete benefits—larger markets, improved livelihoods, and enhanced global economic power—leaders and communities alike have tried to integrate the...

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Mexico's Candidates Vow a Different Kind of Drug War

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Mexico’s presidential candidates have promised to shift their country’s security strategy away from drug trafficking to focus on violence reduction. My new op-ed on CNN.com describes what is being discussed...

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North American Competitiveness

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Yesterday I attended a conference “Made in North America: Competitiveness, Supply Chain, and Transportation in the NAFTA Region,” which was part of World Trade Week’s events here in New York....

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