Jun 27, 2013
The Mexico Institute is pleased to present the following two graphics regarding President Enrique Peña Nieto’s cabinet secretaries and his government’s five specialized cabinets.
Jun 26, 2013
Recent government statistics suggest that an almost decade long focus on reducing crime related violence in Mexico is working. But do the numbers accurately depict what’s really happening? Are the efforts of the new administration and its recent predecessors improving public safety and helping to change the country’s image? Our guest, David Shirk, has been following the situation for many years and offers a broad perspective on what’s gone before, the current situation, and prospects for the future during this edition of CONTEXT.
Jun 26, 2013
“The PRD cannot sign on for an ambitious energy reform, and they’ve been quite explicit about that,” Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, said in an interview.
Latin American Program in the News: El tráfico de armas de EE UU hacia Centroamérica, un misterio en expansión
Jun 26, 2013
This article refers to Wilson Center Scholar Colby Goodman's paper on U.S. Firearms Trafficking to Guatemala and Mexico. This article is in Spanish.
Jun 25, 2013
Updated data regarding U.S.-Mexico trade.
Jun 19, 2013
In Latin America, "American" means anyone from the American continent. U.S. citizens claiming the word are considered gauche or imperialist. So what's the solution?
Jun 18, 2013
Mexico's security strategy is evolving with a focus on coordination and violence reduction. Although tensions have emerged in the short term, the long term offers a number of prospects for fruitful collaboration between the United States and Mexico in the security arena.
Jun 17, 2013
In his new book, Midnight in Mexico, Alfredo Corchado, born in Durango and the son of an immigrant farmworker, tries to explain to his parents why he decided to return to Mexico despite their best efforts to give him and his siblings a better life on the other side of the border.
Jun 04, 2013
In this Context interview, Wilson Center Vice President of Programs Andrew Selee discusses common misperceptions about the U.S.-Mexico border.
May 22, 2013
Directors Cynthia Arnson and Duncan Wood are quoted in an article about US-Latin American economic relations, following President Obama's recent trip to the region. (in Spanish)