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Mexico Institute in the News: With a lull in violence, Ciudad Juárez looks for a comeback

Eric Olson provided commentary on this story in a drop in violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Leftist makes gains in polls in second bid for Mexico’s presidency

Left-leaning candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is climbing back into the limelight in Mexico, where a late bump in the polls has boosted his stature before the nation’s July 1 presidential election. The Mexico Institute's Andrew Selee comments.

Mexico Institute: March 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.

Mexico Institute In the News: Mexico gangster crackdown nails dozens, but still falls short

So many gangsters, so little time. Though President Felipe Calderon's five-year campaign has nailed dozens of crime bosses, many of Mexico's kingpins remain at large.

Strengthening Health Systems in North and Central America: What Role for Migration?

As the demographics, epidemiological profiles, and migration patterns of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and the United States change, there is rich opportunity to explore how the effective management of migration across these countries might help meet the demand for health care services. Using a comparative case study, this report looks at health care services and human resources in all five countries to identify constraints on health care capacity. Nursing personnel are the focus of the report.

U.S.-Mexico National Security Cooperation against Organized Crime: The Road Ahead

Calderón took an important step forward for Mexico’s national security interest by collaborating with the United States and sharing the responsibility of tackling organized crime. Will Calderón’s successor continue down this road? Can we foresee an equivalent to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the security front?

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico's Felipe Calderon Touts Security Achievements in Final Address

Calderon delivered his final state-of-the-nation speech on Monday, trying to cement his legacy as the president who stabilized the economy and took on the country's entrenched organized crime groups, putting Mexico on the road to rule of law...The Mexico Institute's Andrew Selee comments.

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