Latin America Program in the News: U.S. on more equal footing with neighbors as Obama heads to Summit of the Americas
President Obama travels to a weekend summit of the hemisphere’s leaders Friday as the head of a nation that remains in many ways the economic envy of its closest neighbors, but also one whose influence is on the wane in a rising region...
While the Zetas now have control in more territory, their power still may not be as strong as the Sinaloa Cartel.
Mexico's Peña Nieto Inherits an Underperforming Relationship with Canada - Mexico Institute in the News
In an email interview, Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, discussed Canada-Mexico relations with World Politics Review.
The Mexico Institute charts the course of the energy reform beginning in 2012, when Enrique Peña Nieto, then-Candidate for the Mexican Presidency, made the commitment to reform the energy sector by 2015. The end goal of this reform is to make the energy industry more competitive and to drive Mexico’s economic growth
Steve Dudley, Mexico Institute at Wilson Center Fellow, voiced optimism that Colombia could avoid a new wave of killings if a peace accord is signed.