Tiran J. Walker Sr.
November 17, 2012
Regional Integration for and Against
Mexico’s social demographic: There are 114,975,406 million people living in Mexico. Mexico City has 19.3 million, Monterrey 3.8 million, Guadalajara 4.3 million, Tijuana 1.6 million, and Puebla 2.2 million. 92.7% of the people in Mexico speak Spanish only. Mexico’s GDP is at 4.8%, and there are only 2.8 physicians to every 1000 people living in Mexico. Mexico’s technology is currently the lowest immersion of researchers of any OECD nation. Mexico is currently at 6 researchers to every 10,000 people in their country. In comparison to Korea which has 48 per every 10,000, and Poland who has 29 per every 10,000, Mexico is rated very low. The economy overview for Mexico and its free market trade is very low. Mexico produces trillions of dollars on the free trade market. Its agriculture, and private sector industries have dominated in recent years, but as of 2009 Mexico’s GDP dropped 6.2% due to demand in exports. With the increasingly population growth in Mexico in the past few decades, it has impacted the Mexican environment, and has caused Mexico to loss much of its rainforest, with less than ten percent remaining. Mexico’s political and legal system looks like that of the United States. Having a federal republic, with democratic and representative, Mexico’s has thirty-one sovereign and free states. The “Supreme Power of the Federation” is a division of three branches; the Executive, the Judicial, and the Legislative (Art. 49, Federal Constitution.). There are three nations in the (NAFTA) North American Free Trade Agreement that occupies the continent in North American, Canada, Mexico, and the United States. This international and economic trade treaty began in 1994. This paper will discuss Regional Integration, which has played a part in many countries for many of years. Regional integration is a method requiring Mexico to...