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So Close to Trump, So Far From God: LatAm Feels Mexico’s Pain

  • U.S.-friendly administrations angered by Trump’s move
  • Left-leaning politicians see opportunity for regional unity
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U.S-Mexico Trade: Impact on Emerging Markets

Now that it’s clear the campaign rhetoric Donald Trump employed to disparage Mexico is being put into action with moves toward building a border wall, the pride and ire of the rest of Latin America are rising up in Mexico’s defense.

From Brasilia to Buenos Aires to Bogota, Latin Americans in the streets and in the seats of power are joining to condemn a diplomatic stance from the new U.S. president that turns its back on a postwar world order with the peacekeeping, share-the-wealth U.S. at its center.