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President Enrique Pena Nieto has astutely
managed the threats to his country posed by the new administration in
Washington. Even so, the progress that he has made on key domestic fronts may prove
too modest to defeat the left-wing challenge from Andres
Manuel Lopez Obrador during next year’s elections.
Dr. Andrew Selee
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin
The appointment of John Kerry as US Secretary of State could point to a resurgence in the role of the Organisation of American States and closer ties and cooperation with Latin American countries particularly in areas of economic policy, infrastructure and energy.
FOREIGN policy is economic policy, according to John Kerry...
Leaders of the world’s most developed and emerging economies gather in Mexico to debate a raft of economic bad news. The G-20 summit faces concerns in the United States, the UK and the eurozone as well as slowing growth in China and India. Will leaders be taking their eyes off the ball in expanding their discussions to include wider development and environmental is...
Barun S. Mitra
Japanese society is facing a wave of separation, uprooting and anonymity. Traditional community bonds are being broken as more and more people, facing economic uncertainty, are forced to live on their own in anonymous apartment buildings. They are separated from their families, have low-paid jobs and work long hours. Many face a lonely death.
Dr. Stefan Lippert
It promises to be a long, rough campaign for the presidency of Mexico. But the main question is - will the people, who turned their back on the Institutional Revolutionary Party which ruled as a one-party state for seven decades until 2000, vote it back into power? asks GIS expert Dr Joseph S. Tulchin.
THE presidential el...