Latin America News
May 26, 2015
"Before concluding its ordinary sessions, the Senate approved the so called historic reform for the capital city to be officially called Mexico City (it is currently the Federal District) and to be given a brand new Constitution as an independent state of the Mexican Republic."
May 25, 2015
In this Expert Take, Luis Rubio discusses timing in politics. "In public life, say politicians, nothing is more important than timing."
May 21, 2015
Jorge Heine, Latin American Program Global Fellow, published an article analyzing the important relationship between Latin America and China.
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."
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.
May 17, 2015
Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article regarding Chinese investment in infrastructure throughout Latin America.
May 13, 2015
This video mentions the presentation at the Wilson Center titled, "Urban Violence: Building Safe and Inclusive Cities in Latin America." This video is in Spanish.
May 11, 2015
In this Expert Take, Global Fellow and Advisory Board Member Luis Rubio discusses the National Electoral Institute (INE) and the issue of autonomy.
May 11, 2015
Jorge Heine, Latin American Program Global Fellow, published an op-ed piece about the Schwarzman Scholarship Program, which will provide a group of qualified students the opportunity to study at Tsinghua University in China. This article is in Spanish.
May 06, 2015
On this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we spoke with Ambassador Alejandro Estivill about the role of the Mexican Embassy and the range of services available.