Tuesday, January 28, 2020

U.S. Loses Trade Battle with Mexico

Mexico just won a trade battle with the U.S., and it’s the first loss for the Trump administration. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in Mexico’s favor, granting it the ability to impose trade sanctions worth $163 million a year against the U.S. According the WTO the trade sanctions are equivalent to the […]

Mexican Ambassador Takes ‘Strategic Patience’ Stance Towards President Trump

In a talk at Georgetown University, the Mexican Ambassador, Gerónimo Gutiérrez, expressed optimism for the future of the U.S.-Mexico relations, despite areas of frustration, characterizing Mexico’s stance toward President Trump as one of “strategic patience.” Among the Ambassador’s top concerns is the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which Trump vowed to renegotiate. “The Mexican […]

Clinton to Travel to Mexico to Address Drug Trade Violence

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit Mexico this Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderón. She will visit Mexico City and Monterrey to discuss the escalating drug violence and trade rules between Mexico and the United States. This will mark the first cabinet member visit to Mexico before Obama’s visit April 16-17.  […]