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Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico's Presidential Election

Mexicans went to the polls yesterday to choose a new president. The official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto. Diane and her guests discuss the outcome of the Mexico presidential election. Eric Olson senior adviser on US-Mexico Security for the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is a guest.

Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

Wilson Center published book by Raúl Benítez-Manaut on North American Security

Mexico and the New Challenges of Hemispheric Security is available on the website for download .

Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship received by Lorenzo Zambrano

Lorenzo Zambrano, Chairman and CEO of CEMEX, received the Woodrow Wilson Award on November 15, 2005 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.

Mexico Institute in the News: Phone Tapping Scandal Envelops Mexican Ruling Party Candidate

Josefina Vazquez Mota is defensive after a recording was leaked of supposedly her accusing the government of recording her.

A Look at Mexico’s Political Reform-The Expert Take

Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood discusses the viability for a successful political reform in Mexico. As the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto nears the end of it's first year, the reform agenda laid out thus far has the potential for far reaching implications for the strength and progress of Mexico's democracy.

Criminal Procedure Reform in Mexico: Where Things Stand Now

This paper gives an overview of Mexico’s judicial reform process and where things stand now that the Peña Nieto government has assumed the presidency from Felipe Calderón. A key challenge in tracking the reform continues to be the unavailability of systematic data on institutional changes; Ingram’s paper highlights the weakness in data availability but his measures of reform progress also contribute to ameliorating this weakness.

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