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

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Transparency, Governance, and Foreign Policy: Meeting the Challenge in the Americas

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June 09, 2015 // 1:30pm5:00pm
Throughout much of Latin America, the "golden years" of economic growth during the last decade's commodity boom have given way to economic decline or stagnation. At the same time, a mobilized citizenry is demanding better government performance. These two factors have focused unprecedented attention on rule of law deficits and official corruption. Meanwhile, relations among countries of the hemisphere have grown more complex. As much as the region has welcomed the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations, the options for international insertion now extend far beyond the Western Hemisphere. more
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Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

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May 19, 2015 // 11:30am1:00pm
Experts will explore energy issues for the Latin American and Caribbean region, in this seventh event in the Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series. more

To Govern

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May 19, 2015
In this Expert Take, Global Fellow and Advisory Board Member Luis Rubio states that "to govern is to comply with the law...without exception." more

The Mexico Institute's 2015 Elections Guide

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May 19, 2015
The Mexico Institute is pleased to present a comprehensive guide to the best resources on the 2015 Mexican elections. This web resource will bring the latest polling numbers, analysis and opinion to our readers. The Mexico Institute's 2015 Elections Guide will be updated daily and will provide a one-stop shop for English language information on the vote. more

Transparency and the Rule of Law Series

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May 18, 2015
Perhaps the greatest challenge Mexico is facing is building a genuine Rule of Law. Although some advances have been achieved, the road still looks challenging. With this series, the Mexico Institute seeks to provide arguments and analysis for understanding the problems of transparency and Rule of Law that Mexico is facing. more

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