Christopher Wilson provides commentary on the 20th anniversary of NAFTA
Policy analyst Deborah Meyers and Professor Rey Koslowski each authored reports published by MPI
Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto made several bold promises while on the campaign trail in 2012 on how he would improve citizen security, including the unofficial claim that his administration would cut violence by 50% during his first year in office. With the administration’s first year complete, we asked two expert observers to provide analysis and context on what has transpired and to provide insight on the outlook moving forward.
Daughter of Mexico drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman held in San Diego on immigration charge-Mexico Institute in the News
“You kind of surmise that there’s some family connection back to Southern California,” Eric Olson, associate director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute said of the daughter’s arrest. This article also appeared on Washington Post, FOX News, ABC News, NPR, and other news outlets.
Christopher Wilson, Program Associate of the Mexico Institute, comments on Mexican drug cartels on Al Jazeera's program.
The task force was created to recommend policy options to the President and lawmakers and is expected to release its full report this Fall. Remarks from task force members came during the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute & the Pacific Council on International Policy panel discussion Monday on how to change U.S. policy to address the region’s growth
“This guy has defined the decade,” Alfredo Corchado told the Wilson Center. “He changed the dynamics of trafficking. He was a game changer. Communities have been silenced because of him.” Alfredo Corchado worked on his book "Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness" while a Wilson Center public policy scholar in 2010.