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Good Neighbor Environmental Board Annual Report: 1995

Description: Annual report of the U.S. Good Neighbor Environmental Board describing the organization's activities, goals, and recommendations for further development along the U.S.-Mexico border region. This report focuses on environmental and infrastructure needs within the states contiguous to Mexico.
Date: October 1995
Creator: United States. Good Neighbor Environmental Board.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress

Description: This report discusses the background of the G-20 (an international forum for discussing and coordinating economic policies) and some of the issues that it has addressed. It includes historic background on the work of the G-20, information about how the group operates, overviews of G-20 summits, major issues that the group is likely to address and the likely effectiveness of the G-20 in the near future. The members of the G-20 include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.
Date: October 23, 2013
Creator: Nelson, Rebecca M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

NAFTA Renegotiation and Modernization

Description: This report provides a brief overview of The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the role of Congress in the renegotiation process. It discusses key issues that are likely to be discussed during the current negotiations, and it provides a discussion of policy implications for Congress going forward.
Date: October 12, 2017
Creator: Villarreal, M. Angeles & Fergusson, Ian F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Agricultural Trade in the Free Trade Area of the Americas

Description: Leaders of Western Hemisphere countries have agreed to negotiate a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) agreement by 2005. FTAA’s objective is to promote economic growth and democracy by eliminating barriers to trade in all goods (including agricultural and food products) and services, and to facilitate investment. If diplomats reach agreement, free trade in the hemisphere could occur by 2020. Negotiations on FTAA’s agriculture component have become contentious. This report discusses the controversial aspects of FTAA, describes the advantages and disadvantages of FTAA, and discusses FTAA in relation to the existing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Date: October 31, 2003
Creator: Jurenas, Remy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mexico's Oil and Gas Sector: Background, Reform Efforts, and Implications for the United States

Description: This report provides an overview of Pemex and the content and prospects for Mexico's energy reforms, before discussing specific issues facing Mexico's oil and gas industry. It then examines the U.S.-Mexico energy relationship through the lenses of trade and energy cooperation. It concludes by suggesting several oversight issues for Congress related to what the enactment of energy reform might portend for Mexico's economic development, the U.S. energy matrix, and bilateral or North American energy cooperation.
Date: October 23, 2014
Creator: Seelke, Clare Ribando; Ratner, Michael; Villarreal, M. A. & Hagerty, Curry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Pacific Alliance: A Trade Integration Initiative in Latin America

Description: The Pacific Alliance is a regional integration initiative formed by Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru on April 28, 2011. Its main purpose is for members to form a regional trading bloc and forge stronger economic ties with the Asia-Pacific region. This report provides an overview of the structure of the Pacific Alliance, events leading up to its creation, and the economic significance of the Member countries.
Date: October 9, 2014
Creator: Villarreal, M. Angeles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Ivan Arteaga, October 27, 2009

Description: Interview with Ivan Arteaga, Mexican national and immigrant to Princeton, Texas, as part of the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Arteaga's personal experiences of childhood and education in Mexico City. Arteaga also talks about his family's decision to immigrate to Provo, Utah, his first impressions of the U.S., marriage, deciding to relocate to Texas, opinions regarding anti-immigrant feelings prevalent in American culture and regarding the U.S. immigration bureaucracy, as well as his feelings about his two children's U.S. citizenship.
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Date: October 27, 2009
Creator: Dunbar, Paul & Arteaga, Ivan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Miguel Soria, October 2, 2012

Description: Interview with Miguel Soria, Mexican-born immigrant to Plano, Texas. The interview includes Soria's personal experiences about childhood in Mexico, his first visit to the U.S., illegally crossing the border to live in Dallas, Texas, and experiences with a human smuggler, along with his experiences as an undocumented person and with discrimination. It also includes his thoughts on the DREAM act and the immigration process, and advice for future immigrants.
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Date: October 2, 2012
Creator: Duque, Samantha & Soria, Miguel
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, October 21, 2009

Description: Interview with assistant professor of music history at UNT Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Mexican-born immigrant to Dallas, as part of the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Alonso-Minutti's personal experiences of childhood and education in Mexico, attending college at Universidad de las Americas, discovering music history as a discipline of study, a one-year course of study in theology in Dallas, choir direction at a church in England, attending graduate school, and accepting a job offer from UNT. Additionally, Alonso-Minutti discusses family history, her grandparents' migration from Spain and Italy, her first impressions of the U.S., the decision to study musicology in the U.S. or Great Britain, the citizenship process, and the contrast of life in Mexico, England, California, and Texas.
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Date: October 21, 2009
Creator: Onspaugh, Patrick & Alonso-Minutti, Ana R.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter from Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore, October 13, 1901]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Rawlings informs Moore that she has received the invitation to Linnet's wedding courtesy of her mother and she details that it may be a difficult time for Moore as he will have an empty nest. She wishes a long and full marriage for Linnet and notes that with Linnet's happiness, Mary and Charles will also be happy. She discusses her teaching position in Mexico city, how she enjoys the climate, and how she is well health-wise. She describes the climate in detail and how is affects the growth of flowering plants. She notes that Mexico has an abundance of historical places that would be of interest to Charles, primarily Chapultepec. She describes Chapultepec and the Alameda, noting that the school she teaches at is a half block from the Alameda. She details her plans for Christmas vacation and details upcoming and past events. She closes the letter by sending warms wishes to Mary Ann, Linnet, and Charles. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: October 13, 1901
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Mexico mud]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a mud slide in Mexico. This b-roll footage shows people searching through wreckage and an unidentified boy in a hospital. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: October 10, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 267th week of the war, 149th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Pacific, Western front, Eastern front, Italy, China, the Philippines Maps: Germany, the Philippines, Italy. Back: Large map of the United States and adjoining portions of Canada and Mexico. Includes inset map of naval districts beyond the continental United States, population of the states, sixteenth census, 1940.
Date: October 23, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Austin college football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Austin College football team traveling to Mexico for a game against Mexico City University.
Date: October 12, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections