Mexico Institute Associate Chris Wilson was quoted on the recent application of the Kingpin Act to three individuals in Belize with links to the transnational criminal organization led by El Chapo Guzman. This article is in Spanish.
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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.”
International efforts to contain the H1N1 influenza are commendable, said experts at an event sponsored by the Mexico Institute and the Global Health Initiative. However, the panel warned that the upcoming flu season in the Southern Hemisphere could bring a second, perhaps more dangerous, round of infections.
The report looks at the ways in which regional economic cooperation can enhance competitiveness, stimulate growth and create jobs. There is no doubt that the economies of the United States and Mexico are facing serious challenges. While some of the risk is due to external pressures, whether increasing competition from Asia or fears of crisis in Europe, much of the solution lies in strengthening regional competitiveness. The path forward, then, must be based in a clear understanding that the United States and Mexico are ultimately partners rather than competitors.
This article is in Spanish. Christopher Wilson of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center participated in the meeting of the Economic Development Council of the State of Chihuahua.
Mexico's security strategy is evolving with a focus on coordination and violence reduction. Although tensions have emerged in the short term, the long term offers a number of prospects for fruitful collaboration between the United States and Mexico in the security arena.