Thanks for your insightful analysis of Mexico's currency crisis, in your article "Mexico: Can it cope?" (Cover Story, Jan. 16). My own prognosis, based on firsthand knowledge acquired during seven business trips to Mexico in the past two years, is an optimistic one.
Yes, President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Len's plan will be a painful path to prosperity, and it will take time. But it will produce a stronger free-market economy and greater opportunity for bilateral trade among our nations.
Donald W. Nugent