We’re well into the dog days of summer and it’s hard to believe that August is just a few days away. Yet, there is enough going on within U.S.-Mexico relations to set the tone for the balance of the...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Residents living in Toyoacan Street in the Marte R. Gómez colonia are looking for help from outgoing Reynosa Mayor Maki Esther Ortiz Dominguez. The residents have been complaining for weeks about sewage water coming up through the...
It’s not “Yankee, Go Home!” any longer. It’s “Come on Home, Yankee!” Any Yankee. You, me, any. Which home? Guanajuato, Mexico, seat of Mexican Independence - a spiritual home for Mexicans living in the US and for many Mexican Americans....
Summer’s over. And its last few weeks were certainly noteworthy for U.S.-Mexico affairs and White & Case Mexico City.  Of particular note, congratulations to my colleagues at White & Case who ranked number one in Latin America for project finance, banking, and arbitration.  Yesterday, the U.S....
PHARR, Texas - Rio Grande Valley elected officials say it is unfair to let Europeans who have received a vaccination for Covid-19 enter the United States but not those from Mexico. “Obviously that is not fair. If you are vaccinated,...
REYNOSA, RGV - A record high number of workers are currently being employed by maquiladora operations connected to Index in Reynosa - over 130,000. And, if all goes to plan and another five companies open plants in the border city...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - The new mayor of Reynosa wants to raise average wage rates in his city by bringing in more high-tech jobs. Carlos Víctor Peña Ortiz, who took office on Oct. 1, explained some of his initiatives during a...
Since my last newsletter, there’s been no shortage of activity in U.S.- Mexico relations. At White and Case here in Mexico City, we continue to monitor in-country developments. And given our firm’s global reach, we are able to focus on changes...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Rodolfo Quilantán Arenas, Mexico's consul in Brownsville, has issued a statement on behalf of the Mexican government on the injunction imposed on President Obama's immigration plans. "The Government of Mexico, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, regrets...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Fundación de Reynosa Asociacion de Maquiladoras y Manufactureras and INDEX Reynosa have donated the net proceeds of their 2019 Golf Tournament to five local charities. Checks totaling $63,900 were presented at the annual posada held at...

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