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In Search of a Stronger, More Unified North America

OPINION By ERIC FARNSWORTH and EARL ANTHONY WAYNE North America was trending in the midterm elections, although you may have missed it. Think about the top campaign issues in races across the country: economic recovery and job creation, inflation, the price of gasoline, immigration, border security, increasing crime and suffering in communities devastated by fentanyl and other drugs. With the

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The Tough Job of Unlocking the USMCA’s Full Potential

OPINION By JOHN BURZAWA, SOPHIE EGAR and EARL ANTHONY WAYNE Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) provides continent-wide rules, norms and problem-solving processes that can help the three-member countries to continue the trade and coproduction system established under its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). But if the USMCA is to

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Mexican Government Goes after Solar Panel Energy Production

PULSE NEWS MEXICO As an extension of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial efforts to prioritize state-run, fossil-based fuel sources over clean alternatives, the government’s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) announced Thursday, Nov. 10, that is would immediately begin implementing restrictions on solar panel energy production. The CRE, whose commissioners are assigned by the federal government, said in a

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Jorge Nuño Named as Mexico’s New Communications, Infrastructure Head

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Jorge Nuño Lara will become the new head of Mexico’s Secretariat of Infrastructure,  Communications and Transportation (SICT), replacing Jorge Arganis, who is leaving office due to health issues, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced Wednesday, Oct. 9. “Jorge Nuño is going to take charge of the Secretariat of Communications and Infrastructure: he is going to be

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Mexican Military Now Controls All Customs Points of Entry

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Mexico’s newly created National Customs Agency (ANAM), from which the civilian head Horacio Duarte resigned on Oct. 12, is now under the complete control of the country’s armed forces, according to the so-call Gaucamaya documents, confidential Mexican government reports which were hacked and released to the media earlier this month. According to the Guacamaya leaks, the ANAM

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The Missing Links in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

OPINION By JUAN CARLOS BAKER Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* A lot has happened in trade matters since the United States withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) in 2019. The TPP entered into force in December 2018 without the United States but including Mexico and Canada. It was then rebranded as the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership

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