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.
Latin American Program Scholar, Roberto Briceño-Leon, comments on high murder rates in Venezuela.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the importance of remittances and creation of productive capacity in El Salvador.
The middle class is growing in Mexico.
The United States is greatly affected by Mexico and its economy, and Mexico's economy has been improving for many reasons.
US Border Patrol implements new strategy to secure the border, even though there are critics against it.
If Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, the world’s most wanted drug suspect, were to be captured before the Presidential elections, views of current President Calderón would be better, which would in turn help the PAN candidate.
While there are security concerns in parts of Mexico, tourists continue to travel to other regions of Mexico for vacation.
Whoever is elected President of Mexico is likely to continue the war on drugs with a strategy that may shift to using more civilian police or a focus on preventing youth from joining cartels.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Mexican President Calderón and the three presidential candidates. The two governments work closely to fight the War on Drugs; Obama’s administration is hopeful that they will continue to work closely when a new President is elected.