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Why Cuba turned
Otros Artículos, Project Syndicate

Why Cuba turned

The phone call between United States President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro, followed by the exchange of an American prisoner for three Cuban intelligence agents detained in the US, marked the most important moment in the countries’ bilate

Crisis in Caracas
Otros Artículos, TIME

Crisis in Caracas

Why the world must pay attention to the turmoil in Venezuela—and how it can end the chaos
It is tempting to dismiss what is happening in Venezuela—the economic meltdown, the student demonstrations, the jailing of an opposition leader, the crackdown on the

A Half-Delivered Promise
Otros Artículos, TIME

A Half-Delivered Promise

The first day of the new year will mark the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, a deal that was meant to transform struggling Mexico by greatly increasing trade with the U.S. and Canada

NAFTA’s Mixed Record
Otros Artículos

NAFTA’s Mixed Record

When the North American Free Trade Agreement was proposed, it set off a vigorous debate across the continent about its benefits and drawbacks. Today, 20 years after it came into effect, perhaps the only thing everyone can agree on is that all sides greatl

After president’s first year, Mexico still a mess by many measures
L.A. Times, Otros Artículos

After president’s first year, Mexico still a mess by many measures

To President Enrique Peña Nieto’s supporters, his first year in office has been a time of bold promises kept as he pursues an ambitious agenda of reforms designed, in the long term, to bring peace and economic growth to Mexico.

Even democracies are disgruntled now
Otros Artículos, Project Syndicate

Even democracies are disgruntled now

In 2011 and 2012, tens of thousands of students demonstrated in Santiago, Chile, demanding greater access to higher education. Earlier this year, hundreds of thousands of Brazilians marched in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Belo Horizonte, calling for imp

Mexico’s new president seeks fresh start on drug war with Obama
NBC, Otros Artículos

Mexico’s new president seeks fresh start on drug war with Obama

President Barack Obama and Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto will meet to discuss the drug war—which has killed nearly ten times as many people as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined—among other issues, at the White House Tuesday.

Turning Back or Moving On?
Otros Artículos, The New York Times

Turning Back or Moving On?

It’s not hard to explain why, after 71 uninterrupted years in power, Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party lost the 2000 presidential elections.

Ensayos, Otros Artículos, Project Syndicate

Good times down Latin America’s way

For Latin America, 2011 was, in Frank Sinatra’s terms, a very good year – and 2012 doesn’t look like being so bad either.

Rising Powers Flex Muscles On Global Stage
Audios, Entrevistas, Otros Artículos

Rising Powers Flex Muscles On Global Stage

Entrevista realizada al Dr. Jorge G. Castañeda en el programa radiofónico “Morning Edition” de NPR, que se transmitió el 11 de noviembre de 2010.

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TLC: ¿ya mero?

Hoy en #Amarres escribo “TLC: ¿ya mero?”; vía EL FINANCIERO👇

Jorge G. Castañeda opina que, en la negociación del TLCAN, la parte mexicana ha procurado siempre mostrar tramposamente la mejor cara para proteger el tipo de cambio.

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