Tag Archives: Wilbur Ross

Trump’s Tomatina against Mexico

By RICARDO CASTILLO     The countervailing duty the U.S. government slapped on Mexican tomatoes as of Tuesday, May 7, means different things to everyone involved in this agribusiness, politicians included. Definitely, the new duty came as a big surprise for the Mexican government, where opinions vary from Economy Secretary Graciela Márquez Colin saying “We’ll sell them somewhere else” to President Andrés Manuel

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Why the Americas Summit Was a Bomb

By RICARDO CASTILLO     The eighth Summit of the Americas (SOA). which concluded Saturday. April 14, in Lima, Peru, was little more than a watered-down exercise in continental power. For starters, the “mini-summit” was unintentionally bombarded by U.S. President Donald Trump by his not attending. Also silently absent from the event was talkative Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro, who was not invited. A face-to-face clash

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