Noticias - Summer 2013

Read the latest version of the Program's newsletter, covering spring and summer 2013 activities.

House panel asks Obama to take energy steps with Mexico, Canada

“Approving the treaty will create new levels of legal certainty for US and Mexican firms operating in Gulf of Mexico border regions, encouraging them to engage in the risk-taking required to produce oil from deep water,” said Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Duncan Wood New Mexico Institute Director

Jane Harman announces appointment of Duncan Wood as the new director of the Mexico Institute.

The Victims’ Law in Mexico - The Expert Take

This law is more than a year in the making, the product of a joint effort by academics, victims’ advocates, as well as victims themselves aligned with the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity. Its publication this week in the official government gazette marks a major win for the movement led by the poet Javier Sicilia, whose son Juan Francisco was killed in violence in March 2011.

Mexico's Peña Nieto Seeks to Build Bridges With Latin American Tour - Mexico Institute in the News

Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs and Advisor to the Mexico Institute,is quoted on Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto.

Mexico Institute in the News: Regional Migration Study Group Reports Trace Economic Transformation in Mexico, Central America

In order to prepare for the Regional Migration Study Group, The Woodrow Wilson Center's Latin America Program and Mexico Institute have prepared a series of reports that examine recent economic, political, societal, and demographic changes in Central America and Mexico.


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