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NATO 20/2020 by Christopher Skaluba, Gabriela R. A. Doyle

Oct 14, 2020

Seek membership for Mexico

NATO 20/2020 by Christopher Skaluba, Gabriela R. A. Doyle

Building a relationship between NATO and Mexico may be the key to keeping a rapidly changing America invested in European security.

Europe & Eurasia Mexico

Event Recaps by Cecilia Godoy

Jul 14, 2020

US-Mexico ties: A post-official working visit readout

Event Recaps by Cecilia Godoy

On June 9, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a timely conversation on President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s visit to Washington, DC—the president’s first international trip as head of state. Experiencing economic contraction and public health crises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both presidents highlighted the bonds that unite their countries […]

Americas Economy & Business

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Jul 13, 2020

Busch in The Hill: USMCA needs the WTO even more than NAFTA did

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Marc Busch writes that the World Trade Organization (WTO) backstopped NAFTA in the past and must backstop USMCA now if the new trade deal is to succeed.

Americas Economy & Business

New Atlanticist by María Fernanda Bozmoski

Jul 8, 2020

Why AMLO’s meeting with Trump is important

New Atlanticist by María Fernanda Bozmoski

The expectations for AMLO’s first international trip are inevitably high, especially given the timing amid the worst multi-dimensional crisis in recent history but also coming just a week after the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force. For the United States, the meeting and the ensuing side-by-side pictures will send strong signals to the region and the world that US-Mexico ties are in a good place.

Coronavirus Mexico

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Jul 1, 2020

Start of USMCA brings hope amid COVID-19 economic crisis

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

“Together, Canada, Mexico and the United States make North America an energy, manufacturing, and innovation powerhouse," Damon Wilson says. "The USMCA helps unlock this potential, offering greater prosperity for these nations' citizens and positioning democracies in North America to better shape global standards and compete with China."

Coronavirus Energy Markets & Governance

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Jun 29, 2020

NAFTA’s successor is about to take effect. Here’s why it will be good for North America—and bad for the WTO

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

While the USMCA preserves free-trade flows among the three member countries, its use by the United States as a template for future trade negotiations, starting with the EU and the United Kingdom, would have a far-reaching effect on future developments of world trade.

Mexico Trade

Stories of Resilience

May 14, 2020

Cosa Buena: A good thing for art and public health in Oaxaca

Stories of Resilience

In the city of Oaxaca, Mexico one social enterprise has taken its relationship with local artists to a new level in the coronavirus pandemic, collaborating with them to create and design sustainable handwashing stations.

Coronavirus Mexico

In the News by Marc L. Busch

May 11, 2020

Busch in The Hill: A vote against the WTO is a vote against Trump’s trade priorities

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business English

New Atlanticist by Marc L. Busch

Apr 24, 2020

USMCA needs TTIP

New Atlanticist by Marc L. Busch

Upgrading NAFTA was a long time coming, but things are different than they were in 1994 because Canada and Mexico have bilateral trade agreements with the European Union, and the United States doesn’t. The United States needs TTIP to make the most of USMCA.

European Union Mexico

New Atlanticist by Pablo Reynoso Brito

Apr 17, 2020

US-Mexico security cooperation after the COVID-19 shocks

New Atlanticist by Pablo Reynoso Brito

In the post-coronavirus (COVID-19) world, US-Mexico security cooperation will continue to be critical for North America’s stability and prosperity. The current health and economic crises might impact Mexico’s security by causing social instability, straining law enforcement resources in marginal regions, and worsening the migration crisis.

Coronavirus Mexico