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Latin America’s Economic Outlook

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The recent IMF economic outlook report entitled, “The Western Hemisphere: Rebuilding Strength and Flexibility,” is overall quite bullish on the region. Fueled by favorable commodity prices and plentiful international credit,...

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U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond the 2012 Elections

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The Council on Foreign Relations held a half day symposium this past Tuesday entitled “U.S-Mexico Relations Beyond the 2012 Elections.” The first panel with Alejandro Hope, Eric Olson, and myself...

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Mexico's Burgeoning Economy Amid Drug Violence

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I sat down last week with Bernie Gwertzman to talk about the top issues facing Mexico and U.S.-Mexican relations. In the interview we discussed Mexico’s economic prosperity (despite drug violence),...

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Mexico's Underground Economy and Illicit Money Outflows

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Yesterday Global Financial Integrity released a new report, “Mexico: Illicit Financial Flows, Macroeconomic Imbalances, and the Underground Economy,” which provides an in-depth look at flows of illicit money from Mexico....

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Economic Ties Between the United States and Mexico

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It is worth reading the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute’s new study by Christopher Wilson, entitled “Working Together: Economic Ties between the United States and Mexico.” The report is packed...

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Strengthening the Neighborhood: the Guadalajara Trilateral Summit

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Steep economic decline, rising public insecurity, and the resurgence of swine flu threaten North America today. As North America's leaders head to the Guadalajara summit, it is time to appreciate the real lessons of NAFTA - that each will benefit more from working together than moving apart.

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