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Convocatoria: Programa De Estancias De Investigacion Academica En Politicas Públicas

El Instituto México del Woodrow Wilson Center y el Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI) anuncian la apertura de la Convocatoria para el Programa De Estancias De Investigacion Academica En Politicas Públicas

Pimco Leads Bullish Investors Backing Pena Nieto: Mexico Credit-Mexico Institute in the News

“If Pena Nieto can continue to follow those conservative approaches, he’ll have a huge benefit over the next six years,” Ducan Wood said in a telephone interview. “Mexico has every possibility of really booming as an economy.”

Mexico’s Latest Poverty Stats

In July, Mexico’s National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL) released new statistics on poverty in Mexico. They show that Mexico's poverty rate fell slightly, but that the number of people living in poverty actually increased. This short article first explains the various components of Mexico’s poverty measurements and then explores some potential explanations for contradicting trends in income‐based poverty and multidimensional poverty.

Security Cooperation

Topics include Mexico’s judicial reform process, strategies for confronting organized crime, anti-money laundering efforts and security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Mexico's Energy Reform Drawing Interest in Texas - Mexico Institute in the News

“They are talking seriously about allowing private investment in the oil sector in general, [but] they want the state to retain control. So what that actually means in reality is very tough to work out,” he said. “Because retaining control could be legislative, regulatory; it could be the dominant player. No one is quite sure what that means.”

Wilson Center Honored Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera

On February 19th, 2008 the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute presented Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera with the award for Corporate Citizenship. The award was presented at a benefit dinner at Club Industrial de Monterrey. Eduardo Cepeda, President and General Director of J.P. Morgan Mexico and Lorenzo Zambrano, CEO of CEMEX served as dinner chairmen.

Mexico’s Southern Border Strategy: Programa Frontera Sur

The most common adjective used to describe Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala and Belize is probably ‘porous.’ The large volume of Central American migrants, including many families and unaccompanied minors, crossing the border on their way north to the United States suggests as much. In response to these challenges, and also in an effort to facilitate the legal flow of commerce, tourism and guest workers, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto launched the Programa Frontera Sur (Southern Border Program) on July 7, 2014.

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