MCALLEN, RGV - With Mexican general elections scheduled for July 1, Congressman Henry Cuellar says there is a chance for Mexico to have a president very much like Donald Trump. One of the candidates for the Mexican general elections is...
We are only a few weeks into what is shaping up to be a long hot summer, with increasing turmoil around the world: U.S.-North Korea Summit, the G7 Summit, protests in Nicaragua, Brazil's upcoming elections, and the ongoing economic and political collapse in Venezuela. Within...
The ninth round of NAFTA negotiations kicked off last week in Washington, DC in a frantic race against time. Over the previous eight rounds, the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian negotiators have come to agreement on only one-third of the total issues up...
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...

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