Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurría, addressing on international cooperation, identifies financial crisis, global warming, aging, international migration and poverty as the main challenges posed by globalization.
So-called spillover violence has long been a concern of residents of U.S. communities along the Southwest border, yet spikes in violent crime along the Mexican side of the border rarely impact rates of violence in the United States. InSight Crime’s Steven Dudley exams the forces behind these statistics in Nuevo Laredo and Laredo.
Director Cynthia Arnson comments on the first 100 days of some of the region's presidents, highlighting how they endeavored to differentiate themselves from prior administrations via innovative policies and a change in diplomatic tone (In Spanish).
Eric L. Olson comments on the connection between easy access to weapons in the US and the use of these weapons for violence in Mexico.
This article was originally written in Spanish. "This means that one in every 24 American workers depends on trade with Mexico to keep their jobs," said Christopher E. Wilson, a member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.