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November 24, 2021
Fewer Than Expected Mexican Shoppers Return to Border Retailers
The reopening of the U.S.-Mexico border for fully vaccinated tourists came just in time for one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year. But so far, shoppers have returned in disappointingly low numbers. “More than 230,000 people cross the ports of entry into the U.S. every day to work, go to school, shop, go on vacation,” said research scholar José Iván Rodríguez. “They represent an important source of business for counties on the Texas border.”
Read more at The Dallas Morning News.
June 14, 2019
How Pervasive Is Corruption in Mexico's Oil & Gas Sector?
“Corruption has affected Pemex for decades,” said postdoctoral research fellow José Iván Rodríguez-Sánchez. “ It is necessary to combat corruption in this sector, and the Financial Intelligence Unit is carrying out some of these investigations. Its success will depend on the transparency in these prosecutions and the sanctions established at the end of them.” “ ”
Read more at The Latin American Energy Advisor.