Mexico News

Mexico Institute in the News: México, posicionado para explorar mercado asiático

Jun 06, 2012
The Mexico Institute's Andrew Selee discusses Mexico's great opportunities for economic expansion into Asia. The article is in Spanish.

Mexico Institute in the News: Trade Between U.S., Mexico Nears $500 Billion

Jun 06, 2012
Trade between the United States and Mexico reached half a trillion dollars in 2011. Cross-border commerce is growing despite escalating drug violence in Mexico...The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Panel: U.S.-Mexico border issues hinder economic opportunities

Jun 05, 2012
The U.S.-Mexico border holds a huge opportunity for increased trade and job creation, but it has become increasingly difficult to develop those opportunities since 2000, experts said Friday. The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Babeu criticized for rush to tie case to lax border

Jun 05, 2012
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu was quick to blame Mexican cartels for the grisly deaths of five people in a case that Tempe law-enforcement authorities are convinced is a murder-suicide unrelated to the bloody drug war south of the border. The Mexico Institute's Eric L. Olson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexican Presidential Frontrunner Draws Crowds, And Protests

Jun 04, 2012
Enrique Peña Nieto draws crowds and protests, the Mexico Institute's Eric Olson explains his appeal.

Mexico Institute in the News: 5 bodies found in Ariz may be latest drug violence

Jun 04, 2012
Five bodies were found in the Arizona desert, the authorities suspect Mexican cartel involvement, the Mexico Institute's Eric Olson discusses the probability of more cartel violence on the U.S. side of the border.

Mexico Institute in the News: Drug war key issue in Mexico elections

May 31, 2012
The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments on the impact of the drug war on the Mexican electorate's preferences in the upcoming election.

Mexico Institute in the News: What Mexico's presidential election means for U.S.

May 25, 2012
The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson discusses what the Mexican presidential election might mean for the U.S.-Mexico relationship, and how it is unlikely to change radically.

Latin American Program in the News: OAS delivers conclusions about the Summit of the Americas

Apr 25, 2012
“Even though the priorities and concerns are the same, the Americas are not as synchronized as we would like and there is still a lot of work to do”, was the first conclusion from the secretary general of the Organization of Americas State (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, in regards to the hemispheric encounter in Cartagena. During the conference organized at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in Washington DC, Insulza emphasized that “we have to find ways of cooperation in pending themes and that is what is going to determine if this is going to be a decade of success for the Americas”. (in Spanish)

Mexico Institute in the News: Security 'quagmire' for Mexican presidential candidates

Apr 18, 2012
Many Mexicans are weary of the sharp rise in violence that has accompanied Calderón's military-led strategy against drug traffickers. So why aren't presidential hopefuls offering alternatives?

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