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
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
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 — 2:30pm
The First Annual Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) Conference marked the public launch of a historic initiative to foster constructive responses and partnerships between the societies of the U.S. and Mexico. Key Mexican American leaders as well as other prominent officials drawn from government, the NGO community, and business gathered to discuss developments in Mexico.
Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?
May 13, 2011 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
What are appropriate policy models for migrant carework programs in the United States? Panelists discussed the impact of migrant labor on families in their countries of origin and the legal and regulatory challenges to reforming the migrant carework system.
May 06, 2011 // 4:30pm — 6:30pm
The Gilberto Cárdenas Latino Art Collection evokes the everyday experience and complex history of Mexican Americans. Guest-curated by L. Stephen Velasquez, Associate Curator, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.