Organized Crime

Infographic | Crimes against Journalists in Mexico 2000-2015

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Infographic | Violence against Journalists in Mexico

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Violence against Journalists in Mexico

The tragic news this week that another Mexican journalist has fallen victim to violence is not just disturbing, but profoundly troubling.  The victim, a freelance journalist named Anabel Flores Salazar, was a crime reporter for the daily Sol de Orizaba in the eastern state of Veracruz. She was a mother of two and according to a family member, had given birth just two weeks before her abduction and subsequent death.

The Russian Center

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Moscow makes surprise moves. Moscow says one thing and does another. Moscow invades neighboring countries and wrecks relationships with yesterday’s friends. There is something there that does not love quiet and sustainable development in Russia, neither economic nor political.

Five Security Priorities for Mexico

The Mexico Institute of The Wilson Center gathered a group of academics and experts on security issues, to discuss how Mexico’s security panorama has changed over the last year. The consensus is clear: Mexico’s violence issues are reviving. 

U.S.-Mexico Cooperation in Drug War

Duncan Wood talked with C-SPAN's Washington Journal about the recapture of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and its implications for U.S.-Mexican cooperation in future anti-drug trafficking efforts.

El Chapo Set to Be Extradited to the U.S.

On January 10, 2016, Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood joined CNN International to discuss the arrest of El Chapo, his extradition, and questions surrounding his interview with Sean Penn. 

Watch the interview here.

Mexican Mayor Assassinated: Implications for the Debate Over the Organization of Police Forces

Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood believes the assassination of Mayor Gisela Mota could have implications for the ongoing debate over how to organize Mexico’s police forces.

Confronting Drugs, Crime, and Warfare in Africa

Insurgents, corruption, and weak governance have made Africa a hub for clandestine narcotics shipments to Europe. Drug profits have helped fuel the continent’s wars, including the bloodshed caused by al-Qaeda–linked militants. Better governance is the key to stopping this vicious trade, but several new direct actions by the United States can also help.

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