Is it time for debate on the legalization of marijuana in Mexico? - Mexico Institute in the News

This article is in Spanish. Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC, told CNNMéxico that "there is still no resolution on the issue, so first time Mexico should not conclude that U.S. policy has changed. No we are at that point yet." • This article also appeared on and

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Says Police Shot U.S. Officials

Vice President for Programs and Senior Advisor of the Mexico Institute, Andrew Selee comments on Friday mornings incident in which two employees of the U.S. embassy in Mexico City were shot by Mexican federal police who may have confused them for organized crime members.

Mexico Institute: May Highlights

Each month, the Mexico Institute will review and highlight the month’s activities and feature them here. Visitors will be able to watch the recap from our most recent events, browse our new publications, and read articles that feature key media appearances of the Mexico Institute staff.

Cuadernos Del ICESI

National polls regarding insecurity, compiled by the Instituto Ciudadano de Estudios Sobre la Inseguridad (ICESI).

Mexico Institute in the News: Biden Talks of War on Drugs with Calderón

Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Mexican President Calderón and the three presidential candidates. The two governments work closely to fight the War on Drugs; Obama’s administration is hopeful that they will continue to work closely when a new President is elected.


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