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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

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Rapid reaction call: Implications of President Trump’s Mexico tariff threat

On May 30, President Trump announced that he would impose tariffs on products imported from Mexico, beginning at 5 percent on June 10, with a possible escalation to 25 percent by October. This threat is directed at the US’ largest trading partner thus far in 2019. President Trump’s announcement came on the same day that […]

Event Recap by Bridget Corna

Americas Economy & Business

Fri, May 31, 2019

Trump’s immigration tariffs on Mexico will be painful for United States

While Trump’s aim is to pressure Mexican officials to take more action on illegal immigration, these tariffs “will be most acutely felt by US consumers,” said Jason Marczak.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Economy & Business Mexico

Wed, May 22, 2019

With tariffs lifted, the future looks bright for the North American trade deal

Although there are significant problems ahead, including House Democrats’ concerns around labor enforcement, the elimination of steel and aluminum tariffs represents a positive step towards ratification of the USMCA.

New Atlanticist by Maria Fernanda Perez Arguello and Pablo Reynoso Brito

Economy & Business Mexico

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Wayne in Dallas News: Tariffs won’t solve U.S.-Mexico Drug Crime — We Must Work Together

Read the full article here

In the News by Earl Anthony Wayne

Mexico

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Digital resilience in Latin America: Automation, disinformation, and polarization in elections

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. Following a year-long effort in which the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Valentina Sader

Americas Brazil

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Has progress been made in containing disinformation?

Facebook and Whatsapp representatives hail progress on limiting disinformation's impact on social media.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Brazil Colombia

Fri, Mar 22, 2019

USMCA is not a done deal. It must still clear three legislative hurdles

Every effort should be made to find ways to address concerns and come together around an approach that can be a win for all three countries.

New Atlanticist by Earl Anthony Wayne

Mexico Trade

Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Ralby Joins NPR to Discuss Mexico’s Fight on Fuel Pirates

Listen to the full discussion here

In the News by Ian Ralby

Mexico
Facebook likes in Oaxaca

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

#ElectionWatch: Likes from Afar in Oaxaca

South Asian Facebook accounts artificially inflated the number of Facebook “likes” on social media content for and about the State of Oaxaca in México.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Fernando Meneses Romero, Kanishk Karan, and Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Disinformation Elections