Aunque en los últimos años la migración mexicana hacia Estados Unidos ha caído notablemente, las remesas no sólo se han mantenido estables, sino que crecieron un 8.8% en 2016. Las razones principales se deben a tres factores claves. Primero, el aumento en el número de mexicanos que envía dinero. Segundo, el uso de sistemas electrónicos para envío de dinero y, tercero, las tasas de cambio.
Although migrants have experienced a modest improvement since the recession, one in three remain in a “vulnerable” financial position.
On March 6th, The Dialogue hosted an open discussion on the future of NAFTA and the global impacts of its potential reform or repeal. Along with substantial political uncertainty about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), there is also widespread confusion about the various options and scenarios for reform within the complicated architecture of the multilateral trading system. Many of the possible outcomes would have grave implications—not only for the economies of Mexico, the US, and Canada, but also for other major trading partners.
The child migrant crisis is a byproduct of years of political and social factors in the Central American region.
Latin America has taken a leadership role in drug policy. It remains to be seen, however, if such impetus is sustained.
When President Obama meets this week with President Peña Nieto, he will be visiting a country that was much maligned throughout his first term.
Without question, what is at stake in this election are two entirely different ways of understanding the United States and its role in the world. On Tuesday the voters will have their final say –and the time to govern will begin. Whoever wins, the polarization, rancor and malaise that this election brought to the fore will permeate US politics for years to come.
Does the Michoacán election portend a return of the PRI to the presidency next year?
The results of a recent financial education project informed a wide-ranging discussion on financial inclusion strategies in Mexico.
The results of Mexico’s energy reforms may fall well short of government promises and public expectations.
The implementation of Mexico’s landmark education reform has not been without difficulties and conflicts.
Issues, policies, and experience have hardly mattered as the campaign offered round after round of personal insults, accusations of illegal and unsavory behavior, and damning indictments of US leaders and institutions.
Cuts to Washington’s energy engagement could undermine the connections that help support U.S.–Latin American cooperation on issues from security to immigration. When it comes to weakening energy integration in the Americas, there are few winners.
Precisely one year after Obama traveled to Colombia, Obama sets his sights south once again, visiting Mexico and Costa Rica.
Latin America inequality gap, economic integration, and infrastructure and education systems were among the issues spotlighted at the XVII Annual CAF Conference.