Chris Wilson provides commentary for a story on manufacturing and trade in the U.S. and Mexico. The story also links to his Mexico Institute publication, Working Together.
In their report, "Mexico: A Middle Class Society, Poor No More, Developed Not Yet," economists Luis De La Calle and Luis Rubio of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, discuss the impact of this growth.
The program is organized by the Border Research Partnership,comprising the North American Center for Transborder Studies, a research unit in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University, Mexico's El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) and the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
“When they’re hanging people off bridges — it’s the visual of this. The drug cartels make it gruesome intentionally,” said Andrew Selee, Vice President of Programs and Advisor of the Mexico Institute, a Washington-based think tank.
Eric L. Olson, a Mexico expert at Washington think-tank the Wilson Center went to an oral trial in Morelos, one of the first adopters of the new system, and says the hearings reached an awkward moment where a judge was scolding the attorneys for wanting to read from sheets rather than argue properly.
This article was originally written in Spanish. "This means that one in every 24 American workers depends on trade with Mexico to keep their jobs," said Christopher E. Wilson, a member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs and Advisor to the Mexico Institute,is quoted on Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto.
At a luncheon Monday at a the Wilson Center, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mexican Interior Secretary Alejandro Poire touted how they’ve teamed up to fight drug and weapons trafficking, money laundering and human smuggling.
This article was originally written in Spanish. The Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC, hosted a dialogue between Janet Napolitano, secretary of U.S. Homeland Security, and Alejandro Poire, Interior Minister, on the eve of a binational review of the Merida Initiative.
Napolitano: Immigration hasn’t been ‘a linchpin, red hot issue’ in 2012 - Mexico Institute in the NewsOct 26, 2012
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mexican Secretary of Interior Alejandro Poiré spoke about U.S. – Mexico collaboration in tackling illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border and drug and human trafficking at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute on Monday.