Subcommittee Hearing: U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing Partnerships with Mexico and Canada

On March 14, 2013, Duncan Wood, Director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. The hearing, titled “U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing Partnerships with Mexico and Canada,” included a discussion of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement.

Mexico ‘Critically Important’ to US Economy

Enhanced North American economic integration benefits all of the United States—not just the border—Mexico’s Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan and former United States Trade Representative Carla Hills say. Mexico differs from other trade partners, since its U.S. exports contain such a large share of U.S. content, they note.

Mexico Institute in the News: Researchers Call for New Tactics in Drug Abuse Fight

Current U.S. drug policy is proving insufficient in shrinking the damage caused by drug abuse, but promising alternative approaches could lead to improved results, according to an article in the summer 2012 edition of Issues in Science and Technology.

Part III: The Gauntlet* -Mexico Institute in the News

Steven Dudley writes a piece on Mexican migrants for Insight Crime. • This article also appeared on

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

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


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