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Mexico Institute in the News: A New Strategy on the Border

US Border Patrol implements new strategy to secure the border, even though there are critics against it.

Obama Misses Opportunity to Stem Gun Flow to Mexico-Mexico Institute in the News

“Mexico’s previous administration prodded the U.S. to take stronger action on gun control for years, and Mexico’s new ambassador has continued that pressure,” Christopher Wilson. • This article also appeared on Chrisroubis.com.

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.

Call for Applications for the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program

The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations announce a call for applications for the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program. The program promotes research, academic linkages, and cultural exchange and will invite a scholar to be in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center for either two months this summer (July 1-August 31, 2008) or four months this fall (September 2-December 22, 2008). For requirements and details

Woodrow Wilson Awards to Honor Javier Bours and Alejandro Marti in Mexico City

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will present awards to two exemplary citizens of Mexico for their strong commitment to the improvement of their community. Javier Bours, founder of Industrias Bachoco, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, and Alejandro Martí, founder of SOS México, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. The awards will be presented in a dinner ceremony to be held on November 15 in Mexico City.

Arizona manufacturer sees Mexico as key to growth (Marketplace)- Mexico Institute in the News

Chris Wilson provides commentary for a story on manufacturing and trade in the U.S. and Mexico. The story also links to his Mexico Institute publication, Working Together.

Mexico Institute in the News: With a lull in violence, Ciudad Juárez looks for a comeback

Eric Olson provided commentary on this story in a drop in violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Leftist makes gains in polls in second bid for Mexico’s presidency

Left-leaning candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is climbing back into the limelight in Mexico, where a late bump in the polls has boosted his stature before the nation’s July 1 presidential election. The Mexico Institute's Andrew Selee comments.

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