News Media Cuts And Pleas For Money

The news media has been on a disruptive curve from the moment news consumers realized that the internet provides instant information. Many news outlets have either evolved, gone out of business or are trying to survive. Pleas for money has become the norm in the news media industry. The internet has disrupted many business models.… Read More News Media Cuts And Pleas For Money

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Mexican Air Force Evacuates Mexicans From Cuba Due To Coronavirus

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, the Mexican Air Force with the help of Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department evacuated 134 Mexican citizens from Cuba. The Coronavirus COVID-19 had stranded the Mexicans in Cuba. The air force flew a Boeing 737-800 to Cuba. In addition to returning the stranded Mexicans, the air force flight also returned 39… Read More Mexican Air Force Evacuates Mexicans From Cuba Due To Coronavirus

NAFTA Closer to Ending

On Tuesday, the Fourth Round of NAFTA negotiations concluded. Leading the U.S. delegation was United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The Canadian delegation was led by Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Secretary of the Economy, Ildefosno Guajardo led the Mexican delegation. The three ministers issued a joint statement stating that the concluded… Read More NAFTA Closer to Ending

The Path to Citizenship: A Dreamer Case Scenario

As the DACA debate intensifies there is one constant and misleading accusation being made against the Dreamers. Some assume that the Dreamers are either too lazy or refuse to immigrate “the right way”. This argument assumes that the immigration process is reasonable and a process that considers today’s realities. Let’s look at what a hypothetical… Read More The Path to Citizenship: A Dreamer Case Scenario

Trump Tweets Hypocrisy

The Donald Trump administration is actively seeking leakers of classified information that various news outlets have been using over the last few months to expose Trump administration shenanigans. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced that his department has active investigations and more are to come after Donald Trump publicly humiliated Sessions into opening leak investigations… Read More Trump Tweets Hypocrisy

Annotated January 27 Telephone Call Between Trump and Pena Nieto

Yesterday, the Washington Post published a White House transcription of a telephone call between Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald Trump on January 27, 2017. The telephone call happened seven days into Donald Trump’s administration. Below is the original telephone call transcription as published by the Washington Post. I have annotated my comments throughout… Read More Annotated January 27 Telephone Call Between Trump and Pena Nieto

NAFTA Negotiations

As you likely remember, Donald Trump called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) the worst trade deal the United States has entered. During his presidential campaign, Trump argued he was going to end NAFTA. After the election, he toned down his argument, instead now arguing that he would renegotiate NAFTA, and if need be,… Read More NAFTA Negotiations