Canada and Mexico are coming to the table with ideas on contentious items, but is the United States ready to negotiate?
The year’s top story in San Antonio for this journalist is an easy call: Politics.
NAFTA negotiations will get even more complicated as they approach Mexico’s presidential campaigns, which kick off in late March.
The sunset clause would require the United States, Mexico, and Canada to renew NAFTA 2.0 in five years or accept its termination.
Maintaining a strong environment for job creation and economic development remains atop Bexar County’s agenda, County Judge Nelson Wolff said Monday.
This is a story about an administration that sees no political benefit in negotiating NAFTA in good faith, and doesn’t value economic reality.
But San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg brought the current trilateral trade talks home by pointing out the almost 200,000 local jobs that are at stake.
With numerous issues left unresolved after the second round of talks, many will look for word that this session reached a positive turning point.
Hurricane Harvey forced the shut-down of major oil operations along the Gulf Coast, Valero pumped and delivered oil until its tanks were nearly dry.
Some say the potential for business in a Texas-Mexico economic region is limitless – and could be a big win for energy consumers as well.