EDINBURG, RGV - Foreign direct investment, immigration, the war on drugs - these are just some of the areas where public policy could change once Andrés Manuel López Obrador becomes president of Mexico on Dec. 1. The leader and founder...
In 1987 the British historian Paul Kennedy forecasted the decline of the United States in his bestseller The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers.  Many prestigious academics criticized Kennedy by arguing no country was better prepared to lead the...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Governor Greg Abbott met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at Los Pinos on Tuesday to discuss how Texas and Mexico can work together to further strengthen their various partnerships. Abbott also signed a transportation agreement between...
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...
Luis María Aguilar Morales is the new president of the Mexican Supreme Court. In Mexico, the president of the Supreme Court is appointed by the eleven justices and serves for a term of four years, without the possibility of...
McALLEN, RGV - State Sen. Eddie Lucio says he is going to look at legislation already on the books to see if it can be used to help him create a Texas-Mexico Commission and a Border Czar. The legislation was...
With drug kingpin El Chapo’s escape from a maximum-security prison and a disappointing first-round energy auction, Mexico’s summer was far from idyllic. As we move toward the end of the year, the Peña Nieto administration appears to be making an...
McALLEN, RGV - Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza believes violence in Mexico threatens to undermine the sweeping reforms enacted by President Peña Nieto with investors lacking confidence that their contracts or investments will be respected. Even more importantly...
McALLEN, RGV - The legislation wasn’t brought up directly at the Border to Border Transportation Conference but former state Senator Eliot Shapleigh’s bill to create a Texas-Mexico Border Czar and a Texas-Mexico Border Commission was referenced indirectly. The conversation started...
Enjoy the fun and satisfaction of “connecting the dots”? Maybe as you find your location via GPS? Or how about—economically and politically--connecting the dots between Fact I and Fact II? Fact I, a friendly, eager-to-improve Mexico as our neighbor. Fact...

Latest Posts

Stay Connected

8,089FansLike
1,089FollowersFollow
7,673FollowersFollow
53SubscribersSubscribe