North America News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Mar 01, 2016
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Amb. E. Anthony Wayne Named Public Policy Scholar at Wilson Center's Mexico Institute

Feb 11, 2016
The Mexico Institute, at the Wilson Center, is pleased to welcome E. Anthony Wayne, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, as a Public Policy Fellow.

Climate High on North American Energy Agenda

Feb 11, 2016
This week’s gathering in Winnipeg of energy ministers from the US, Canada, and Mexico has received little media attention, coming as it does in a period of stock market volatility and economic uncertainty. Yet there are reasons to be optimistic about the meeting’s potential to stimulate North American cooperation on energy issues – in particular, with developing a continental strategy to combat climate change.

Canada should focus on NAFTA and Mexico

Feb 10, 2016
In order grow its economy, the Canadian government ought to take the low-risk, high reward option of focusing on trade and investment within NAFTA.

What next for Pemex?

Feb 09, 2016
Director Duncan Wood writes on ‪#Pemex‬, the stepping down of CEO Emilio Lozoya, and what happens next for the ‪‎oil‬ company.

The "Bridge to Nowhere" Now Connects the United States and Mexico

Feb 05, 2016
On February 4, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and U.S. Secretaries of Homeland Security and Commerce are scheduled to inaugurate a new border crossing just south of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.

Infographic | Five Security Priorities

Feb 04, 2016
This infographic depicts five security priorities for Mexico, which were drawn from presentations given during our 2016 Mexico Security Review.

Infographic | Mexico Corruption Perception Index 2015

Feb 01, 2016
This infographic depicts Mexico's rankings in the 2015 Corruption Perception Index.

North America needs to pivot...to North America

Jan 29, 2016
In this U.S. election year, it is important to shift the conversation to the importance of U.S. relations with Mexico and Canada. This editorial, by the former Canadian ambassador to the U.S., the former Mexican ambassador to the U.S., and the former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, believes that their governments should focus on advancing trilateral relations in the business sector and improve collaboration in the security conversation over illegal trafficking, extremism, and terrorism. The Wilson Center will launch an initiative this year to highlight the importance of North American co-operation and provide proposals for action.

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