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Unformatted text preview: Natural resourcesboth have oil and energyMexico has always had oil and recently brazil has discovered huge oil reserves Differences: Brazil wants a SouthSouth relationship; whereas Mexico has been more connected with the North to enhance their status Argument that Brazil is succeeded in foreign policyworld cup and the Olympics Does the 2000 mile border in Mexico hinder them from having a positive imagedoes the border effect their foreign policy? Ideological differencesMexico is more defensive (historical interventions), where Brazil wants to be a regional leader Different approach to tradeMexico initiated NAFTA to lead into FTAA, and Brazil stands in the way of FTAA being successful...
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- Spring '08