Mexico News

Illegal immigrant children surge across border at highest rate since last summer’s peak

Apr 06, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on the factors causing surges of illegal immigration into the United States.

Youth Incarceration in Mexico

Apr 01, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates demographics and statistics surrounding incarcerated youth in Mexico.

Mexico's Prison Reform

Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates prison reform within Mexico's criminal justice system.

Inmate Experiences in Mexican Prisons

Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates inmates' experiences with the criminal justice system in Mexico.
Webcast

U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue: A Progress Report

Mar 26, 2015
The U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue was launched in 2013 by President Barack Obama and President Enrique Peña Nieto. It is intended to provide a strategic vision for cooperation between the two countries that moves the discussion about the border beyond security issues by unleashing still untapped economic potential between the two neighbors. We spoke with Chris Wilson to check in on how the plan is progressing. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

Regulatory Agencies in the Mexican Energy Sector

Mar 23, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute explains changes in the regulation of the energy sector due to the recent energy reforms.

Mexico: The Unbearable Cost of Distrust

Mar 05, 2015
Trust is at the heart of Mexico's challenges today. In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses how public distrust, and its cost ramifications, not only makes Mexico poorer and less dynamic, but also hinders the capacity to tackle some of the country's key challenges.

Mexico's Energy Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for International Engagement in the Gulf of Mexico

Mar 04, 2015
On February 12, 2015, the Mexico Institute co-sponsored an event on Mexico's Energy Reform that took place at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The event focused primarily on the current status of the energy reform and the impacts on offshore production. Transboundary hydrocarbon issues such as exploration, production and spill response were also discussed during this all day conference.

La política de la provocación en México

Feb 20, 2015
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón writes about civil disobedience in Guerrero, Mexico and the use of force against the State. This article is in Spanish.

Drowning PEMEX?

Feb 19, 2015
Due to the energy reform in Mexico, PEMEX lost exclusivity in the supply chain on virtually all hydrocarbon activities; now, PEMEX has to compete. Insofar as the reform states, PEMEX will continue operating as the national oil company, and it is expected to do so in the same conditions as other competing companies. That seems fine, until reality reveals its fiscal situation.

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