Royal Canadian Mint has produced a commemorative silver medallion celebrating Canada and Mexico’s longstanding ties as North American neighbours

06/28/2016 Royal Canadian Mint

canadian money.jpgOTTAWA, ONTARIO– On the occasion of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s official state visit, the Royal Canadian Mint has produced a commemorative silver medallion celebrating Canada and Mexico’s longstanding ties as North American neighbours. The medallion was unveiled today by President Peña Nieto, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs Claudia Ruiz Massieu, the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance and Sandra Hanington, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint.

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FACT SHEET: United States Key Deliverables for the 2016 North American Leaders’ Summit

06/29/2016 The White House

map north america.pngToday President Obama met in Ottawa, Canada with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico for the North American Leaders’ Summit.  They announced initiatives to enhance North America’s economic competitiveness; expand our efforts on climate change, clean energy, and the environment; solidify our regional and global cooperation; and strengthen our security and defense.

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U.S. and Mexico to pilot joint inspections at Mariposa port

06/29/2016 Nogales International

Intermodal_Transport_by_Truck.jpgCustoms officials from the United States and Mexico plan to team up on a pilot program to conduct dual inspections of northbound commercial vehicles at the Mariposa Port of Entry.

 

Currently, Mexican customs officials inspect outbound commercial vehicles a few miles south of the port. But under the new plan, those revisions would be conducted in the United States in conjunction with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, who inspect the same trucks and cargo as incoming traffic.

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Obama’s last ride as part of the Three Amigos

06/29/2016 Marketplace

nafta (2)The leaders of the three North American countries are gathering Wednesday for the “Three Amigos Summit,” a meeting during which President Barack Obama and his counterparts will discuss a wide variety of interests the nations share.

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Mexico’s Brand in the US: National Survey Results

June 2016 Vianovo

Vianovo and GSD&M recently conducted a national poll of U.S. adults to gauge Americans’ attitudes about the country of Mexico to gauge Americans’ attitudes about the country of Mexico. The survey was fielded June 3-7, 2016. 1,000 adults (18+) were interviewed online via YouGov (MOE ±3.1%).

Check out the survey results.

Canada to lift visa requirement for Mexico as of December 2016

06/28/2016 The Canadian Press

trudeau.jpgOTTAWA – Canada will lift its controversial visa requirement for Mexican visitors before the end of the year, while Mexico has agreed to end long-standing restrictions on Canadian beef imports, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.

Trudeau made the announcement standing alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto after the two leaders held a bilateral meeting in advance of Wednesday’s North American Leaders’ Summit in Ottawa.

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