November 03, 2011 // 8:30am — 11:30am
Latin American Program
The authors of a new CNA study on the effects of criminal organizations and illicit trafficking on Guatemala’s border communities discussed theirs findings together with others.
October 27, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
On October 27th, 2011, the Mexico Institute was pleased to host renowned Mexican poet Javier Sicilia's for a discussion on the current state of violence in his home country. Sicilia was joined by colleagues from the movement he co-founded: Peace Movement in Mexico.
October 21, 2011 // 9:30am — 11:00am
The Mexico Institute and the Inter-American dialogue were pleased to receive Mexican congresswoman Josefina Vázquez Mota for the latest installment of the series Dialogues with Mexico/ Diálogos con México in Washington.
October 11, 2011 // 10:00am — 11:15am
The Mexico Institute was pleased to host the latest installment in the series of Dialogues with Mexico/Diálogos con México, featuring Andrés Manuel López Obrador, former mayor of Mexico City.
October 07, 2011 // 9:00am — 10:30am
On October 7th, the Mexico Institute hosted a discussion on organized crime groups in Mexico and how they have diversified their activities to include human smuggling along the US-Mexico border.
September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm
The Mexico Institute in conjunction with the Immigration Policy Center, hosted a discussion with key researches and policy makers to discuss the complexities of U.S.-Mexico border policies.
August 25, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The absence of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States has made Mexico a frequent intermediary when controversies arise between the two nations. At the same time, Mexico’s perceived closeness to the United States has, on occasion, unsettled the country’s historically warm relations with Havana, possibly compromising its position as an effective negotiator. Mexico, Cuba, and the United States have a “triangular” relationship, with Mexico frequently playing a fulcrum role that places it in the middle of important Cuba-U.S. issues, especially on migration, said Homero Campa Butrón, Public Policy Scholar In-Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
July 08, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A diverse team of experts discussed Mexico’s political landscape as the country prepares for presidential elections in 2012. They examined prospects for the major candidates and parties, how the economy, security and foreign relations are likely to be debated, and the health of Mexico’s electoral system.
June 28, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Once every twelve years, presidential elections in Mexico and the United States fall in the same year. Mexico Institute Director Andrew Selee and Senior Associate Eric L. Olson examined the current political landscape in Mexico and the implications for the 2012 presidential elections in both countries.
June 14, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Co-sponsored by the Comparative Urban Studies Project and the Mexico Institute, this event addressed the question of immigrant integration across a variety of economic, social and political indicators.