Tag: Mexico

New anti-corruption framework in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The USMCA’s anti-corruption efforts reached between the United States, Canada and Mexico represent a promising path forward to combat corruption both in the public and private sector.

The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water

Global demand for fresh water will exceed supply by 40% in 2030, thanks to a combination of climate change, human action and population growth.

Trending this week – Pyeongchang Olympics, social media and radicalisation

Pyeongchang Olympics hacked, social media and radicalisation... see what you missed this week on The Resilience Post!

Resilient infrastructure brings the Mexican community together

Find how Mexico develops its flood-prevention capacity using original and ingenious resilient methods!

How 5 Chief Resilience Officers are preparing for the next 50 years

From Oakland, California, to Semarang, Indonesia, these chief resilience officers are fighting to make their cities stronger—whether through flood planning or cybersecurity.

Who cleans up after hurricanes, earthquakes and war?

Who clears up the wreckage of natural and man-made catastrophes and where does it go?

Is NAFTA 2.0 the place for a US-Canada joint food safety agreement?

Some on both sides of the border are trying to seize the renegotiation momentum and inject new thinking and suggestions about these issues into the debate.

Texas hit by Hurricane Harvey: what we know so far

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, after swiftly gathering strength over the Gulf of Mexico. It made landfall as a category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 130mph (210km/h), making it the strongest hurricane to hit the US since the category 3 Wilma battered Florida in 2005. The ...

Mexico’s spyware scandal is a gift for organized crime

Recent revelations about the government of Mexico's widespread use of spyware to monitor adversaries in the press and the human rights community represent a gift for organized crime. The New York Times first reported in June that Mexican journalists, lawyers, human-rights activists and their families had been targeted by government-owned spyware, which would allow eavesdroppers ...

Risk of Gulf of Mexico tropical system increases

Waters around southeastern Mexico and over the south-central Atlantic have the potential to yield the next tropical systems of the 2017 hurricane season. Tropical system may form near the southwestern Gulf of Mexico next week A broad area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over Central America will drift northward over the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico ...

Resilience bonds: a secret weapon against catastrophe

The costs of natural disasters are becoming too much to bear – and it’s driving up premiums no matter where you live. The solution may be a transformative type of insurance never seen before. In a conference room overlooking downtown Miami, British executives are talking about why they know south Florida’s streets so well. It ...