• Miyazaki


In his Oct. 28 article, “Should the U.S. be worried as Latin America prospers?,” Gregory Clark wrote that Mexico is unable to compete with highly mechanized U.S. corn production and that it makes up for that by exporting illegal workers and drugs.

Yet, my two “Sony” flat-screen TVs were made in Mexico. My previous car was “U.S.-made” in Mexico. My Microsoft Office software CD came from Latin America. In fact, I see a lot of stuff I have now that was made in Latin America instead of China or Japan. So, I wonder whether looking at the U.S./South American economic situation from Japan distorts reality.

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