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Members of the National Guard patrol around the neighborhoods in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, Mexico July 5, 2019 REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Mexico Can’t Solve Its Three Biggest Crises Alone

A flood of people, a rise in murders, a dearth of energy. Three big crises face Mexico today. How it resolves these challenges will reverberate far beyond its borders. The U.S., which has played a part in creating some of these problems, should be part of their solution. Read More

June 3, 2019

Mexico
Mexico’s Response to Tariffs Won’t Make Trump Happy

Mexico can’t end the migrant flow by itself. But it can—and likely will—raise tariffs that target swing states.

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May 1, 2019

Americas
Opposition's Gambit Stalls After Day of Tumult Rocks Venezuela

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó took his confrontation up a notch on Tuesday, appearing in front of a Caracas Air Force base with several soldiers and calling for an uprising to end the control of Nicolás Maduro.

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April 25, 2019

Americas
China's Green Investments Won't Undo Its Environmental Damage to Latin America

While solar panels, electric buses, and wind turbines emerge, fossil fuel usage and demand for commodities continue to degrade Latin America’s environment.

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