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Can Mexico's President-elect Peña Nieto and Obama set a new tone? - Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 28, 2012
Eric Olson provides commentary on Mexico-US relations. This article also ran in Yahoo! News, AlaskaDispatch.com, OnePageNews.us, and other news outlets.

The human toll of Mexico’s drug war -Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 28, 2012
Eric Olson talks about how the U.S. and Mexico are waging the drug war, and the overall toll of the crisis for “The Situation Room.”

Mexico Shifts Focus From Drug War to Economy-Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 27, 2012
The Mexico Institute's Chris Wilson provides commentary on President-elect Peña Nieto's vision for Mexico's economic future

Mexico, U.S. ties ripe for major expansion - Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 27, 2012
Op-ed by Andrew Selee and Christopher Wilson. Andrew Selee is the vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a senior adviser for the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center. Christopher Wilson is an associate for the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center.

Mexico focus on police commanders in CIA shooting- Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 21, 2012
This article references a 2011 report from the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute saying Mexico is the United States’ second-largest export market, and one in 24 Americans depend on trade with Mexico for their jobs. It also features commentary by Andrew Selee

Mexico’s anti-drug strategy upside down after Colorado legalizes marijuana-Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 16, 2012
“There is a sense of frustration throughout Latin America about the steep costs of confronting drug trafficking. And these votes in the United States, and the reaction to them, might signal a willingness for the countries to think outside of the box on drug policy,” said Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington

Mexico Reacts to Approval of Marijuana Ballot Measures-Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 16, 2012
Eric Olson, deputy director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center, said that revenue from marijuana comprises about 20 percent of cartels’ total revenue.

LatAm leaders call for review of US legal pot vote -Wilson Center in the News

Nov 16, 2012
Monday's statement by the four leaders "is an important indicator of the desire to engage in a more robust discussion of policy," said Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington.

Prevent breakthrough in arms control-Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 16, 2012
This article is in Spanish. Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, said that while the renewal of the Supreme Court could mean changes in matter, they would be gradual and more towards the long term, as there is enough political base in the United States support more regulation of guns.

Opportunity for Latinos-Mexico Institute in the News

Nov 16, 2012
This article is in Spanish. Andrew Selee’s op-ed on the US elections and the opportunity for US Latinos to influence policy in the future is in Mexico's leading newspaper.

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