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Latin America Security

The real risks to the US come from Mexico’s southern border

Trump’s actions are likely to aggravate security problems originating on Mexico’s southern border with Central America.

Latin America Power Brokers

Power Brokers: Lopez Obrador, the Mexican Messiah?

The presidential campaign of Lopez Obrador, or AMLO, poses a serious threat to the political establishment in Mexico – and to Mexico’s relationship with some of Latin America’s leading economies.

International Natural resources and energy

How the drive for North American energy independence could save NAFTA

The energy sector has frequently been cited as a potential area of agreement and cooperation that would bolster NAFTA in the long-term.

Economics North America

Trump isn’t the only factor that could derail NAFTA

Late-2018 presidential elections in Mexico and congressional elections in the United States could jeopardize the future of NAFTA.

North America Politics

Trump’s “America First” policy: provoking adversaries and alarming allies

When U.S. president Donald Trump addressed the General Assembly in late September, he promised “to defend America’s interests above all else.”

Latin America Politics Security

Will Colombia be able to capitalize on FARC peace deal to boost growth?

Colombia finds itself at a critical impasse where certain decisions in the next six months could push it toward an economic boom or serious destabilization.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Iraqi Kurds and Catalans vote on independence. NAFTA negotiations enter round three. Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics International

Automation will make countries with a youth bulge more volatile

Automation is on track to disrupt the status quo everywhere, but nations with a youth bulge will be more affected than others.

Economics North America

Labor shortage in the United States becoming an increasingly dire issue

Currently, the United States is facing a severe skilled and unskilled worker shortage that has long and short-term economic implications.

Politics South and Central Asia

Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress

The US decision to leave the Paris Agreement is likely to affect the environments of other nations and the US-Mexico border wall is an example of the risk.