Civic Engagement and the Judicial Reform: The role of civil society in reforming criminal justice in Mexico
This report focuses on the role played by civil society in Mexico's judicial reform process, highlighting the efforts of organizations that have been influential and emblematic of civic activism in this area.
Until we know where we are going as a region and understand ourselves like a region, we will be left with an economic agenda that looks like little more than a to-do list. Our leaders will have a hard time describing advances in economic relations in an interesting way and explaining to their respective populations that we are no longer competitors but partners.
In this brief, Mexico Institute's Senior Adviser on immigration David R. Ayón, looks into legal Mexican immigration to the U.S., utilizing new data from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Immigration Statistics.
In the past two decades, the Government of Mexico was unable to reform the institutions of the old regime, leading to weak and ineffective institutions in charge of complex challenges such as organized crime, a study of Migration Policy Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center. This article also appeared on Seguridadenamerica.com.
If Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, the world’s most wanted drug suspect, were to be captured before the Presidential elections, views of current President Calderón would be better, which would in turn help the PAN candidate.