As Mexico's presidential race enters its final weeks, we ask if anyone can stop Enrique Pena Nieto from winning. The Mexico Institute's Eric L. Olson comments.
The Woodrow Wilson Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Raúl Benítez Manaut as he begins a six month appointment as a public policy scholar on May 13, 2003.
Josefina Vasquez Mota, the newly nominated presidential candidate for PAN, may be able to have more success as she capitalizes her gender in her campaign.
Carrollton businessman wants to make Mexico the next destination for medical tourism - Mexico Institute in the News
Christopher Wilson spoke to The Dallas Morning News about Mexico's potential to become a more medical tourism destination for Americans. He said, “Mexico needs to get more hospitals certified by the Joint Commission, address violence and the perception of it, and needs to significantly increase advertising in the United States.”
Mexico says marijuana legalization in U.S. could change anti-drug strategies - Mexico Institute in the News
“Marijuana is an important part of their business, but not the most important. Most people agree it’s about 20 percent of their revenues, and so two small U.S. states legalizing marijuana won’t really impact their market share very much,” said Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington. • This article also appeared on Independent.co.uk.
In this article, Mexico scholar Viridiana Rios discusses the relationship between economic development and the rule of law. She argues that the rule of law provides a foundation for economic development by fostering a secure climate for investment, creating an environment of certainty about conflict resolution, providing all economic actors equal access to justice, and limiting corruption, predatory behavior and informality.