Regions / Mexico
A Mexican fair trade activist offers lessons from NAFTA.
IPS Expert on Free Trade Issues: Mexican President Peña Nieto is opening the doors to a xenophobe who doesn't understand that the issues of free trade and immigration are inextricably linked.
Proposals like the Alliance for Prosperity Plan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only accelerate a race to the bottom for families in the Northern triangle of Latin America, Manuel Perez-Rocha said at the AFL-CIO conference on U.S. trade policy.
IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree says strategies to address underlying drivers, including inequality and systemic lack of opportunities in Central America, is key to developing alternatives to the war on drugs.
IPS associate fellow Beverly Bell says this is not just a horrible human rights crisis in Honduras, it's also a battle for the future of Central America.
U.S. drug policy has been an "excerise in futility"
Two decades of high costs for Mexico's agriculture, economy, families, and environment
This Mother’s Day, I’m thankful that I didn’t grow up having nightmares about my mom getting deported.
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Program host Jorge Gestoso interviews Manuel Pérez-Rocha about the current state of US-Latin American relations in light of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, slated later this week in Panama City.