The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Mexico Institute published a comprehensive study in May 2012 entitled “It’s All about the Money.”
Violence in Mexico continues to increase and spread as the drug war in Mexico continues.
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.
So-called spillover violence has long been a concern of residents of U.S. communities along the Southwest border, yet spikes in violent crime along the Mexican side of the border rarely impact rates of violence in the United States. InSight Crime’s Steven Dudley exams the forces behind these statistics in Nuevo Laredo and Laredo.
Water issues in Mexico are one of the most serious for the present and future of the country; however, they do not seem to have a prominent place in the public policy agenda. We can identify three trends from this complex problem. First, the poor distribution and allocation of resources in part due to excess and waste, and in part due to shortages. Second, water pollution. Third, our water culture.
Director Cynthia Arnson comments on the first 100 days of some of the region's presidents, highlighting how they endeavored to differentiate themselves from prior administrations via innovative policies and a change in diplomatic tone (In Spanish).
Eric L. Olson comments on the connection between easy access to weapons in the US and the use of these weapons for violence in Mexico.