Magazine, Issues in Science and Technology Mexico Institute's, published Mexico Institute's Chris Wilson's article on trade, U.S. Competitiveness: The Mexican Connection on their summer 2012 publication.
The U.S.-Mexico border region is one of enormous energy resources, both traditional and renewable. This report provides an overview of the prospects for renewable energy projects in Mexico’s border states, examining the development of wind, solar and municipal solid waste projects. This research evaluates the potential impact of investment in these projects on border communities in terms of employment, infrastructure, human capital and social participation.
The Center's Latin American Program is in search of a Director for the Mexico Institute that has extensive knowledge of Mexico and US Mexico relations. Please see the full job opportunity announcement for more information and how to apply. Please note the deadlien for receipt of applications has been extended until June 5, 2012.
On March 14, 2013, Duncan Wood, Director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. The hearing, titled “U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing Partnerships with Mexico and Canada,” included a discussion of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement.
This book is the product of a work done by Raúl Benitez Manaut, a member of the Creating Community Research Team. The three essays compiled in this volume are the fruit of his residence at the Wilson Center as a Public Policy Scholar in the Latin American Program.
To move forward, reforms must be ambitious. Simply reforming one institution in a sea of lawlessness leads nowhere; there must be a wide-ranging transformation of the political regime. Mexico's challenge is therefore to build modern, competent democratic institutions that are capable of engaging in good governance - only then will they be able to expand economic opportunity and restore economic growth.
Information on the U.S.-Mexico security cooperation, including reports, policy briefs, key headlines and analysis.
Enhancing the Cross-Border Connection: Rethinking Infrastructure Planning Along the California-Mexico Frontier
The Washington Post features articles about Latin America by the five Washington Post-Woodrow Wilson Center Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. for a two-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.