One, which has become a topic in recent days, is the gradual but constant deterioration that turns us into a failed state. With different degrees of advancement, Latin America has a catalogue of these nations that will celebrate two centuries of independence with neither present nor future. The other possibility is that Mexico becomes the fifth greatest economy in the world, something a couple of years ago managed to get placed on the agenda, but that wound up fading away through our customary defeatism.I'm not sure it's all sink-or-swim, but, as with the talented 17-year-old waiting for his parents at the police station after being picked up with a bag of weed, the range of possibilities for Mexico's future is strikingly large.
Monday, January 26, 2009
All or Nothing
Macario Schettino sees two possible futures for Mexico: