The new leader will face many challenges, starting with his American counterpart. Damage control will be his first task.
Of the three main contenders in Mexico’s presidential election, none was as ill-prepared as the winner, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to manage the bully in the White House. Now Mexicans will have to face the consequences of their choice, just as their country – more than most – must face the consequences of Americans’ choice in 2016.
Jorge Castañeda conversa con Joaquin López Dóriga sobre el anuncio de excepción de aranceles de Donald Trump.
Countries don’t disappear, it has been said, but sometimes they do encounter perfect storms.
El pasado 5 de diciembre, el Departamento de Seguridad Interna (DHS) de Estados Unidos divulgó las cifras de detenciones, deportaciones y aprehensiones de extranjeros sin documentos dentro de Estados Unidos.
Trade pacts like NAFTA must no longer be regarded merely as charters of rights for large corporations. Instead, they must serve ordinary citizens and address their problems, such as low wages, endemic corruption, and human-rights violations.
Some would prefer a quick conclusion to the negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement, or Nafta, that began this week. But there is a strong case for a different approach, involving trade and something more important: human rights.
Erigir un muro fronterizo es un acto hostil. El sentimiento antiinmigrante se ha instalado en Estados Unidos. El Gobierno de Peña Nieto debe ser firme en sus respuestas
This year, for the first time since Ronald Reagan assailed the Soviet Union in 1980, an American presidential candidate actively campaigned against another country’s national interests.
Since the 1950s, European countries have debated the costs and benefits of regional integration.