Impact of 9.11 on U.S.-Mexico Trade Explored at University Lecture

The ramifications of the terroristic events of September 11 on U.S.-Mexico trade relations will be explored in the second in an occasional lecture series featuring distinguished speakers hosted by Texas A&M International University's Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade (CSWHT) on Monday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the new Center, room 111.

Former Secretary of State and State Representative Dr. Henry Cuellar will be the guest speaker for "U.S.-Mexico Trade After Sept. 11, 2001." The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.

Center director Dr. Wayne Label said Dr. Cuellar brings a remarkable perspective to the trade impacts of 9.11 on the U.S.'s largest trading partner.

"As a leader in State government, a seasoned international trade observer, licensed customs broker and practicing attorney, Dr. Cuellar is able to track impacts on different fronts and offers a remarkable perspective on the on the short and long-term trade aftermath of these horrific events," Dr. Label said.

Cuellar is also a 1982 alumnus of the University, and earned an MBA in International Trade from the University's College of Business Administration.

For additional information, please contact the Center at 326.2820, visit offices located on the second floor in room 203, or email wlabel@tamiu.edu. Information on the Center is also available by visiting http://freetrade.tamiu.edu/


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