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Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Manuel Tamez interviews President Calderón on “Preguntale al Presidente” (In Spanish)

Manuel Tamez of Google-Mexico, a board member of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, facilitated a virtual town hall meeting with President Felipe Calderón.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico's Drug Murders Down 15-20 Percent, President Says

Homicides in Mexico have dropped 15 percent to 20 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period of 2011, according to Mexican President Felipe Calderón. Mexico Institute's Eric Olson comments.

Op-Eds and Media Highlights: Summer 2013

See op-eds and select media appearances for our staff, scholars, and affiliates.

Re-Energizing the Border: Renewable Energy, Green Jobs and Border Infrastructure

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.

Subcommittee Hearing: U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing Partnerships with Mexico and Canada

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.

New Film on Immigration Debate to be Screened in Washington, DC

Georgetown University's Solidarity Committee and Camborone Productions will host a screening of "Beyond Borders: The Debate Over Human Migration" on Tuesday, April 8th. The film explores the drivers of immigration and includes interviews with Border Patrol agents, radio celebrities, migrants and immigration experts. Click here for more information.

Can Mexico's Oil and Gas Production Keep Pace With the Nation's Energy Needs?

During his campaign, recently elected Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spoke of energy sector reform as a national priority. So is the time ripe for significant change? And is there agreement on the nature of the problems and preferred solutions? To gain perspective on the current situation and the potential for reform, we spoke with Mexican energy policy expert and Wilson Center Mexico Institute Director, Duncan Wood.

Mexico can say goodbye to imported corn - Mexico Institute in the News

This article was originally written in Spanish. Mexico could produce 33 million tons of grain within 10 to 15 years, closing the current deficit of 10 million tons, and even add another 24 million per year to meet the projected demand by 2025, 39 million, according to the study published in Spanish by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, based in Washington.

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