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Wed, Sep 4, 2019

A new day for Mexico? AMLO’s first Informe de Gobierno

Conference call On September 4, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to analyze Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) government address after his first nine months in office. Speakers included Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.; Rodrigo Gallegos, Advisor at De la Calle, Madrazo, Madrid; and Valeria Moy, Nonresident […]

Event Recaps by Pablo Reynoso

Economy & Business English
Rally against USMCA

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

Back to the future on trade with the USMCA

just like today, House Democrats in 2007 sought changes to pending agreements in their provisions on labor, environment, and intellectual property protections for pharmaceutical products.

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott

Mexico Trade

Mon, Jul 15, 2019

USMCA’s road to passage is bumpy, but its promised stability is sorely needed

A completed USMCA would provide more important certainty.

New Atlanticist by Earl Anthony Wayne

Economy & Business Mexico

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Wayne in the Hill: Sustaining progress with Mexico on migration

In the News by Atlantic Council

Mexico Migration

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

Brazil Colombia

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

US senators warn against tariffs on Mexico

The migrant flow from Central America to the United States is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, but cannot be solved through the use of tariffs, two US senators said at the Atlantic Council on June 12.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Economy & Business Mexico

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

US-Mexico deal reached: The economic reasons for avoiding tariffs

On June 12, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in partnership with POLITICO, hosted a timely event to discuss the economic costs of tariffs on Mexican imports for US consumers. The event was held less than a week after a US-Mexico deal was reached. The event featured a keynote conversation with Senator Tom […]

Event Recap by Pablo Reynoso

Americas Economy & Business

Sun, Jun 9, 2019

Trump’s risky trade game

The effectiveness of President Donald Trump’s unprecedented weaponization of tariffs in addressing non-trade issues is facing its most significant tests yet in Mexico and China.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China Economy & Business

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Infographic: Costs of a five percent Mexico tariff on US consumers

On June 10, without a deal, the United States will place a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican products, with the potential to escalate by 5 percent each month until October, reaching a potential maximum of 25 percent. The US tariffs, levied in response to President Trump’s demand that Mexico stop all migration, would have […]

Article by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Americas Economy & Business

Tue, Jun 4, 2019

Immigration and tariffs: In support of the ongoing US-Mexico border diplomacy

US-Mexico talks this week can help both countries avoid a costly detour from the joint effort to build North American prosperity and partnership over the past thirty years.

New Atlanticist by Earl Anthony Wayne

Mexico Migration