U.S./Mexico Dialogue: Encouraging, but no strategic vision.

Summer’s over. And its last few weeks were certainly noteworthy for U.S.-Mexico affairs and White & Case Mexico City.  Of particular note, congratulations to my colleagues at White & Case who ranked number one in Latin America for project finance, banking, and arbitration.  Yesterday, the U.S. and Mexico restarted the High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) after a four-year hiatus under former…

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Dog days of summer, but plenty going on in the U.S./ Mexico relationship.

We’re well into the dog days of summer and it’s hard to believe that August is just a few days away. Yet, there is enough going on within U.S.-Mexico relations to set the tone for the balance of the year, and likely into 2022.  The Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading quickly worldwide, leading to new…

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U.S./ Mexico: Time for a more ambitious agenda.

Less than 72 hours ago, Vice President Kamala Harris met virtually with Mexican President Andrés López Manual Obrador to discuss cooperation on addressing migration from Central America and spurring development in southern Mexico. The two leaders will meet again next month during Harris’ first international trip to Mexico and Guatemala. I spoke with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero about the…

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U.S./Mexico Dialogue: Encouraging, but no strategic vision.

Summer’s over. And its last few weeks were certainly noteworthy for U.S.-Mexico affairs and White & Case Mexico City.  Of particular note, congratulations to my colleagues at White & Case who ranked number one in Latin America for project finance, banking, and arbitration.  Yesterday, the U.S. and Mexico restarted the High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) after a four-year hiatus under former…

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Dog days of summer, but plenty going on in the U.S./ Mexico relationship.

We’re well into the dog days of summer and it’s hard to believe that August is just a few days away. Yet, there is enough going on within U.S.-Mexico relations to set the tone for the balance of the year, and likely into 2022.  The Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading quickly worldwide, leading to new…

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Mexico: Elections, VP Harris visit and more.

This week, Vice President Kamala Harris visited Guatemala and Mexico in her first trip abroad. The diplomatic visit came on the heels of Mexico’s largest election in history, widely seen as a referendum of the first half of López Obrador’s six-year term, even though the president himself wasn’t on the ballot.  On Sunday, Mexicans turned out…

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U.S./ Mexico: Time for a more ambitious agenda.

Less than 72 hours ago, Vice President Kamala Harris met virtually with Mexican President Andrés López Manual Obrador to discuss cooperation on addressing migration from Central America and spurring development in southern Mexico. The two leaders will meet again next month during Harris’ first international trip to Mexico and Guatemala. I spoke with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero about the…

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