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Book Launch of Pozo de Pasiones: The Energy Reform Debate in Mexico

November 14, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
Oil's strong grip on the Mexican national psyche frustrates a policy-focused discussion on energy at a time when the country's oil production is declining precipitously, when federal spending remains largely dependent on oil revenues, and when the government oil monopoly is unable to exploit deep-water reserves, speakers Rossana Fuentes-Berain and Duncan Wood said at the book launch of Pozo de Pasiones: the Oil Reform Debate in Mexico, jointly published by the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the Red Mexicana de Energia (Mexican Network on Energy).

The Current State of Mexico's Politics

October 23, 2008 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Sergio Aguayo, professor at El Colegio de México, said Mexico's politics are in "turmoil" because of sharpening income inequality, a fragmentation of political power not accompanied by the emergence of robust civil society, and the institution-destabilizing violence of organized crime.

New Research on U.S.-Mexico Relations: Dispute Settlement and Expatriate Voting Patterns

August 21, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
The "New Research on U.S.-Mexico Relations: Dispute Settlement and Expatriate Voting Patterns" seminar featured presentations by Arturo Sotomayor and Víctor Espinoza Valle, Woodrow Wilson Center-Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (Comexi) Public Policy Scholars in residence at the Wilson Center.

The Politics of Mexican-Origin Leaders: Implications for 2008 and Beyond

July 23, 2008 // 9:00am12:30pm
During the "Politics of Mexican-Origin Leaders: Implications for 2008 & Beyond" conference, participants such as David R. Ayón, Allert Brown-Gort, and Manuel García y Griego gathered to discuss preliminary conclusions from a binational research project that examines dominant political action strategies among Mexican-origin leaders in the United States.
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The U.S. Elections and the Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations

June 12, 2008 // 9:00am12:30pm
Experts in US-Mexico relations from both sides of the border, including Michael Barone, Rossana Fuentes-Berain, Jim Jones, Crescencio Arcos, Andrés Rozental and others will discuss how the U.S. elections will affect the U.S.-Mexico relationship.

The Justice Debate in Mexico: The Reform and Future Challenges

May 20, 2008 // 9:00am12:00pm
Join Ana Laura Magaloni of CIDE, Miguel Treviño of Reforma and other leading experts in justice reform in Mexico to discuss the new constitutional reforms passed in Mexico and their future implications.

Crossing Boundaries: Can a Solution be Found for Transboundary Oil Resources in the Gulf of Mexico?

April 23, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
The authors of the new book, Cruzando Limites, discuss bilateral issues surrounding transboundary oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico with other experts in the field.

Mexico's Democracy: Are politics beginning to mature?

April 17, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexico Institute, the Inter-American Dialogue and George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs welcomed Luis Rubio, President of the Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo en México, to discuss the current political and economic environment in Mexico
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What Keeps Holding the Mexican Economy Back? A Discussion on Competition and Consumers

April 08, 2008 // 12:30pm6:00pm
Join us for a timely discussion of the Mexican economy featuring Mexican government officials, Mexican members of Congress and telecom industry leaders.
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Reporting in Mexico, a Dangerous Assignment: Murder and Impunity against the Press

April 03, 2008 // 9:00am11:30am
Perspectives of three Mexican journalists who report from the front lines of Mexico's war on drugs. Mexican Ambassador to the U.S., Arturo Sarukhan, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere, Ambassador Craig Kelly, comment.

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