Mexican and Canadian officials met in Mexico City on Tuesday and made their stance clear on the North American Free Trade Agreement: it will be revised and renewed, but only if the three nations involved work together.
For decades, colleges in Arizona have received a steady stream of Mexican students seeking to complete doctoral degrees in science and math. Initially, the Mexican government sent them as an effort to boost the number of scientists in that country. But now, Arizona colleges recruit them as one way to keep up their graduate enrollment.
The top U.S. trade official formally notified Congress on Thursday of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement, meaning official talks could begin as early as mid-August.
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black market oil could affect those investments.
In Mexico, it’s become popular among business and government types to say they’re preparing for the impending negotiation of NAFTA. They say they want to diversify their business interests beyond deals with the United States. And in Mexico’s booming car industry, one big new player — China — is already moving in.
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that.
Eight Arizona companies will be represented this week at the Mexico Aerospace Fair just outside Mexico City.
President Donald Trump hits his first 100 days in office this week. It’s been a tumultuous stride towards one of his primary goals: how to manage the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the biggest project – paying for a border wall – threatens to cause a government shutdown. The Border’s New Boundaries series begins with a report on a federal project involving not concrete border walls but digital ones.