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
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.
WHEN Jorge Castañeda (later Mexico’s foreign minister) was a boy, a typical family holiday was to drive to Texas. “[O]ne of the main purposes of the journey was to purchase fayuca: contraband electronics, food, clothes [and] gadgets of all sorts.”
ON July 1, Mexico will in all likelihood vote the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which ruled the country for seven decades, back into power. The PRI’s candidate, Enrique Pena Nieto, holds an insurmountable lead late in the campaign. Many Mexican
On July 1, Mexico will in all likelihood vote the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which ruled the country for seven decades, back into power. The PRI’s candidate, Enrique Peña Nieto, holds an insurmountable lead late in the campaign.
Much has changed in the 12 years since the party lost power. A victory won’t bring back authoritarian ways.
Many fear the likely return to power ofthe PRI, but the country has changed
According to most polls, it is now virtually certain that on July 1, Mexico will bring the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) back to the presidency, after 12 years in opposi
Reseña de “Mañana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans.” en la edición Septiembre/Octubre de Foreign Affairs
Former foreign minister argues that major changes are necessary if the nation wants to move forward…
Mexico must shed self-defeating habits if it hopes to take its place among the world’s leading nations, Jorge Castañeda writes.