Trade and Development News
Mar 25, 2012
U.S. manufacturers have success in Mexico even with problems such as the drug cartels. Mexico's GDP is expected to continue to grow.
Mar 21, 2012
Mexico has many advantages to help its economic relationship with the United States. As the countries cooperate economically, the United States will see many benefits.
Mar 18, 2012
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, spoke to the World Affairs Council of San Antonio on Brazil's rising international power
Mar 16, 2012
The United States is greatly affected by Mexico and its economy, and Mexico's economy has been improving for many reasons.
Mar 09, 2012
Each month, the Mexico Institute will review and highlight the month’s activities and feature them here. Visitors will be able to watch the recap from our most recent events, browse our new publications, and read articles that feature key media appearances of the Mexico Institute staff.
Feb 24, 2012
Enhanced North American economic integration benefits all of the United States—not just the border—Mexico’s Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan and former United States Trade Representative Carla Hills say. Mexico differs from other trade partners, since its U.S. exports contain such a large share of U.S. content, they note.
Feb 23, 2012
Tensions over Iran's presence and influence over Latin America arise after the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee hearing on the Iranian government’s activities in the Western hemisphere.
Feb 21, 2012
Senior Associate, Eric Olson, and Associate, Chris Wilson, recently traveled the length of the Texas-Mexico border, beginning in El Paso/Ciudad Juarez and ending in Brownsville/Matamoros.
Jan 03, 2012
Mexicans will go to the polls to choose a new president, new senators and federal deputies - and if opinion polls are to be believed, possibly a new governing party. A major election issue is the country's crackdown against organised crime which is now in its sixth year. It has caused violence to flare in states that are on the drug route to the US and more than 50,000 people have been killed since 2006.
Dec 14, 2011
The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute has launched a major initiative to measure the progress of the “Beyond the Border” agreement unveiled by President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.