Scripps Howard News Service, 07/11/2012
Mexico has not been an issue in the U.S. election, but the underlying connections that join the two countries run far deeper than politics: geography, economics, culture and family. Mexico is the second-largest export market for the United States; the United States is Mexico’s largest market. Every day, the two countries trade more than a $1 billion in goods.
Inspired by the timing of political change, the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, a conference organizer in Southern California, and the Woodrow Wilson Center think tank in Washington, D.C., brought together experts from both countries to propose solutions beyond the usual fights over drug-trafficking and illegal immigration.