The U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association held its seventh binational summit this week at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Gerardo Schwebel, longtime head of international affairs for IBC Bank, has closely monitored recent rounds of negotiations over updating NAFTA.
Chip Roy and Joseph Kopser are running to represent Texas’ 21st Congressional District, a seat that has been held by Republican Lamar Smith since 1987.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $12 billion in emergency aid to offset the effects of new tariffs – to the relief of many Texas farmers.
San Antonio’s relationship with Mexico holds undeniable relevance, not just because of its geographical proximity and shared history with Texas.
The tariffs are expected to raise the price of production for agriculture while making Texan crop exports less competitive in China.
The ninth round of NAFTA negotiations kicked off last week in Washington, D.C., in a frantic race against time.
A modest NAFTA agreement would still be a win-win-win as North America would retain its top spot as a competitive trading platform.
This is a story about an administration that sees no political benefit in negotiating NAFTA in good faith, and doesn’t value economic reality.
The event will highlight the importance of international trade among the United States, Mexico, and Canada and will conclude with a luncheon.