October 07, 2011 // 9:00am — 10:30am
On October 7th, the Mexico Institute hosted a discussion on organized crime groups in Mexico and how they have diversified their activities to include human smuggling along the US-Mexico border.
September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm
The Mexico Institute in conjunction with the Immigration Policy Center, hosted a discussion with key researches and policy makers to discuss the complexities of U.S.-Mexico border policies.
August 25, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The absence of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States has made Mexico a frequent intermediary when controversies arise between the two nations. At the same time, Mexico’s perceived closeness to the United States has, on occasion, unsettled the country’s historically warm relations with Havana, possibly compromising its position as an effective negotiator. Mexico, Cuba, and the United States have a “triangular” relationship, with Mexico frequently playing a fulcrum role that places it in the middle of important Cuba-U.S. issues, especially on migration, said Homero Campa Butrón, Public Policy Scholar In-Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
July 08, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A diverse team of experts discussed Mexico’s political landscape as the country prepares for presidential elections in 2012. They examined prospects for the major candidates and parties, how the economy, security and foreign relations are likely to be debated, and the health of Mexico’s electoral system.
June 28, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Once every twelve years, presidential elections in Mexico and the United States fall in the same year. Mexico Institute Director Andrew Selee and Senior Associate Eric L. Olson examined the current political landscape in Mexico and the implications for the 2012 presidential elections in both countries.
June 14, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Co-sponsored by the Comparative Urban Studies Project and the Mexico Institute, this event addressed the question of immigrant integration across a variety of economic, social and political indicators.
June 09, 2011 // 12:00pm — 5:30pm
This event brought together a diverse group of experts to discuss Mexico's political and economic future.
May 31, 2011 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Roberto Newell launched his new report challenging the conventional wisdom that the most important news from Mexico relates to crime and violence.
May 20, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Mexico Institute was glad to host renowned author and former Foreign Minister of Mexico, Jorge G. Castañeda at the Wilson Center to discuss his latest book "Mañana Forever?: Mexico and the Mexicans".
May 17, 2011 // 8:30am — 7:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on border security and the impact of physical barriers on cross-border relations.