La semana pasada informamos en este espacio de la celebración en diciembre de 2008 de un seminario semisecreto en México sobre seguridad y narcotráfico. De ese cónclave, el ex zar de las drogas y ex jefe del Comando Sur de Estados Unidos, el general en re
NO nation is as involved in United States immigration as Mexico, and no government’s cooperation will be as necessary as Mexico’s if immigration reform is to succeed.
Fortunately, most of the reform proposals represent a very good deal for Mexico, howeve
MEXICO CITY — Each stop on President Bush’s upcoming swing through Latin America has its own mini-agenda: ethanol and the Doha round with Brazil; a Trade Framework Agreement in Uruguay; Plan Colombia and drug enforcement in Bogotá; immigration and securi
Felipe Calderón, Mexico’s new president, kicked off his domestic policy agenda by launching military campaigns against drug lords and violence in Michoacán and along the US border, in Tijuana. The winner of last year’s election – if only by a hair-thin ma
AT last, Mexico has a president-elect. The process has been painful, protracted and rife with problems for the future. Still, the Electoral Court declared yesterday that Felipe Calderón will be the country’s new chief of state on Dec. 1.
His defeated riv
El informe histórico del fiscal Carrillo Prieto sobre el 68 sigue embargado en Los Pinos. Nadie sabe cuándo será liberado, pero ya se empieza a saber qué dice. Por la situación actual, donde el uso de la fuerza por el Estado mexicano en las inminentes coyunturas conflictivas se está discutiendo, el texto contiene elementos que pueden resultar muy ilustrativos…
Close elections are no big deal; they happen nearly everywhere and very often. If the close July 2 vote in Mexico, my country, seems surprising and confusing, it’s simply because there have been very few real elections, close or otherwise. Most scholars w
THERE are many excellent reasons to salvage the immigration bill that collapsed two months ago in the Senate. But one of the most overlooked lies not in the protests that have filled streets in Los Angeles and Washington, but in the wave of populism that
At the inauguration tomorrow of Evo Morales as Bolivia’s new president, the United States — which has a significant military and aid presence in that country — will be represented by a deputy assistant secretary of state. This is just further evidence –
At their North American summit on March 23 in Crawford, Texas, the leaders of the US, Mexico and Canada should take decisive steps towards the creation of a North American Economic Community, thereby enhancing energy security and economic prosperity for t