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Mexico and the United States: Neighbors, Partners, and Friends

Monday, March 23, 2009

On the eve of Secretary Hillary Clinton's trip to Mexico, an AS/COA panel examined bilateral approaches to solve security issues and overcome financial concerns. Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhán and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jim Jones participated. ... Read More

A Tit for Tat over Trucks

Friday, March 20, 2009

Mexico struck back by raising tariffs on almost 90 U.S. goods after Washington cancelled a cross-border trucking program. The trucking project was a step towards meeting obligations carved out under NAFTA. Can upcoming visits by U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heal the rift? ... Read More

Presidente Lula: Defensor de libre comercio

Monday, March 16, 2009  |  Christopher Sabatini  |  El Diario/La Prensa

AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini writes in El Diario/LaPrensa that during Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva’s White House visit he advocated for the continued flow of free trade to confront the global economic crisis, a stance removed from Lula’s political beginnings as a trade union leader. (en español) ... Read More