Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S. has declared that the odds of renegotiating NAFTA as standing at “about 50-50” odds. His remarks come on the heels of five rounds of talks aimed at modernizing the accord. The story can be found here.
Meanwhile, the debate persists about who will pay for a “wall” between Mexico and the United States. Interestingly, Mexico is reportedly open to a border toll, with which to explore the possibility of improving the “infrastructure along the border,” Ambassador Gutiérrez said to reporters. Similarly, a “user fee” that could pay for another border entry between the U.S. and Mexico near Tijuana and San Diego.
Negotiations are set to continue in late January.