DALLAS, Texas - There is hope that a strong, expanding U.S. economy and a bright global outlook will support brisk Mexican growth in 2018, says Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas senior business economist Jesus Cañas. Additionally, domestic consumption is expected...
This will be a shorter newsletter than usual, but with so much going on in the U.S.-Mexico relationship—I wanted to get you all a feel for the past week's activities and a few links to analysis that I found...
It’s not your father’s James Bond. It’s Russia again, but not with love. Are you ready to extend Trump’s Russian coziness to Mexico? Ready to admit Russian interference in her upcoming (July 2018) elections? There are many who won’t even...
MISSION, RGV - Some of the proposals being made within the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement are unfair to Mexico, says Luis Aguirre Lang, president of INDEX Nacional. While the renegotiation of NAFTA continues, Aguirre said one...
Before I get into the newsletter, I wanted to start by sharing with you that this past Monday, White & Case opened its newest office in Houston to support its oil and gas infrastructure practice. As you might imagine, as a native...
Mexico’s past president (2000-2006), Vicente Fox Quesada, speaks to Americans and Mexicans, asking them to move “beyond fear.” His new book, Let’s Move On: Beyond Fear and False Prophets, (Savio Republic, 2018, with assistance from Sulay Hernández) is just out. It...
By almost every metric, 2017 was a year of sound and fury. Each time we opened a newspaper or turned on the news, we were hit with another breaking story, new outrage, or tectonic shift in the global norms...
Desde casi todos los ángulos, el 2017 fue un año de mucho ruido y pocas nueces. Cada vez que abríamos el periódico o encendíamos los noticieros, encontrábamos otra noticia de última hora, una nueva atrocidad, o un cambio tectónico...
MCALLEN, RGV - Alex Ávila, a national advisor to INDEX, the maquiladora trade association, says he and other industry leaders are very concerned about Andrés Manuel López Obrador winning next year’s Mexican presidential election. The leftist populist, who leads the...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Tamaulipas Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca has reinforced security on two key state highways by adding air surveillance. Two helicopters will hover over the road from Nuevo Laredo to Reynosa and Reynosa to Monterrey, all the...

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