The purpose of this fact sheet is to shed light on the structure of the criminal organizations operating in Mexico and the United States, as well as to provide background information and analysis on the rapidly evolving nature of organized crime.
México, D.F.–The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will present the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to Alberto Baillères González. The award will be presented at a benefit dinner on Tuesday, February 13, at 20:00 at La Hacienda de los Morales. Eduardo Cepeda, President and General Director of J.P. Morgan Mexico, will serve as dinner chairman.
This blog article highlights a report by Christopher Wilson, an Associate of the Mexico Institute. The report shows that increased trade and investment between the U.S. and Mexico since the implementation of NAFTA has created a virtuous cycle which benefits workers and companies on both sides of the border.
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THE border between America and Mexico is perhaps best known for the illegal trade and people passing though it. But the growth in legitimate things crossing over is the far bigger story. Last year the value of bilateral trade reached half a trillion dollars by one measure, without any fanfare at all. But a stiffening of controls since 9/11 has led to congestion and unpredictable delays that cost both countries billions of dollars a year in trade, according to a report* released this month. The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.