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Conflict in Michoacán: Vigilante Groups Present Challenges and Opportunities for the Mexican Government

This paper analyzes the conflict in Michoacán, Mexico. The author offers policy recommendations for the Mexican government to take regarding the autodefensas movement.

U.S. Firearms Trafficking to Guatemala and Mexico

Goodman's paper discusses U.S. firearms trafficking to Mexico as well as the lesser known phenomenon of the illicit movement of U.S.-origin firearms to Guatemala.

Pemex in 2013 budget-Mexico Institute in the News

This article is in Spainish. “A new start for the Mexican oil: principles and recommendations for reform the national interest” by the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute is featured in this article.

Crime Explodes — But an Economy Booms - Mexico Institute in the News

“When they’re hanging people off bridges — it’s the visual of this. The drug cartels make it gruesome intentionally,” said Andrew Selee, Vice President of Programs and Advisor of the Mexico Institute, a Washington-based think tank.

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.

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