A leading source for news and analysis about Mexico and the U.S.-Mexican border.

About is a Website founded by David Gaddis Smith to provide analysis and news update about Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border.

He is the former foreign editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune, where he wrote the award-winning Inside Mexico column.

He published articles on the 1994 assassination of Luis Donald Colosio in Vuelta, the magazine founded by Mexican Nobel laureate and poet Octavio Paz.

He has a master's degree in international journalism in a program founded by former CBS newsman Murray Fromson at the University of Southern California. The master's program had a strong focus on Mexico. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.

An accomplished speaker, he is a member of the Toastmasters Ejecutivos Toastmasters club in Tijuana.