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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff makes her mark

Jan 05, 2012
After a surprisingly good start, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity is bound to be tested in 2012, writes analyst Paulo Sotero.

What Have Sanctions Done to Iran's Economy, People?

Jan 05, 2012
Sanctions are affecting the average Iranian, says Director of the Middle East Program Haleh Esfandiari on PBS' "Newshour." The importance of this, she says, is the internal pressure it will place on the Iranian government.

Mexico Institute in the News: Have the Zetas Replaced the Sinaloa as Mexico's Most Powerful Cartel?

Jan 03, 2012
While the Zetas now have control in more territory, their power still may not be as strong as the Sinaloa Cartel.

Mexico Institute In the News: "The importance of Mexico's elections"

Jan 03, 2012
Mexicans will go to the polls to choose a new president, new senators and federal deputies - and if opinion polls are to be believed, possibly a new governing party. A major election issue is the country's crackdown against organised crime which is now in its sixth year. It has caused violence to flare in states that are on the drug route to the US and more than 50,000 people have been killed since 2006.

Mexico Institute In the News: García Luna presentará libro sobre seguridad en Washington

Jan 01, 2012
Andrew Selee, Director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, has been featured in the Mexican newspaper "El Diario de Yucatán". The article covered the recent visit by Genaro García Luna to the Woodrow Wilson Center on January 11th, 2012.

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