Obamas Agenda for Change and the 2009 Summit of the Americas

Barack Obama’s electoral victory represents hope for a change in direction for US relations with Latin America and within the North American region — a change that departs from the Monroe Doctrine of U.S. superiority over its “backyard”...

We Need a New NAFTA

Thanks to the Democratic Presidential primaries, the North American Free Trade Agreement is back in the political limelight. And it’s about time. The nearly 15-year-old trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada is the blueprint for many other trade...

Three Amigos Summit

President George W. Bush will soon host what has become an annual “Three Amigos Summit.” The leaders of Mexico, the United States, and Canada will be gathering in New Orleans on April 21 and 22. What do you suppose is on the agenda? A rational response to...
NAFTA: Kicked Up a Notch

NAFTA: Kicked Up a Notch

The North American Free Trade Agreement is the world’s most advanced example of the U.S.-led free trade model. It’s not just about economics any more. The expansion of NAFTA into the Security and Prosperity Partnership reveals the road ahead for other...