About the Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by José Antonio Fernández Carbajal and Roger W. Wallace, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.

The Institute maintains an ongoing focus on five key issues in U.S.-Mexico relations:

The Latest from the Mexico Institute

Infographic: Judicial Reform in Mexico

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Jul 23, 2015
This infographic depicts successes and scale of the judicial reform's implementation process and general trends from 2006-2014. more

Mexico's Oil Auction: short-term disappointment v long-term progress

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Jul 21, 2015
In this article for the Financial Times' Beyond Brics, Duncan Wood discusses the results of the July 15th oil auctions in Mexico. more

Infographic: The Pursuit of Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Loera

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Jul 21, 2015
This infographic provides an illustrated overview of the pursuit of "El Chapo" Guzmán. more

The Escape of El Chapo Guzmán and the Struggle Against Organized Crime

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July 22, 2015 // 9:30am10:30am
The Mexico Institute is delighted to present a dial-in event in which expert analysts will offer their take on the broader implications of El Chapo's escape on the future of Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico security relationship more

Beyond El Chapo: Is The U.S.-Mexico Relationship Strained?

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Jul 15, 2015
Director Duncan Wood joins Huffington Post Live to discuss the effects of El Chapo's escape on the US-Mexico relationship. more

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