This book is the product of a work done by Raúl Benitez Manaut, a member of the Creating Community Research Team. The three essays compiled in this volume are the fruit of his residence at the Wilson Center as a Public Policy Scholar in the Latin American Program.
Latino Migrant Civic and Political Participation:A study of the practices of civic engagement and political participation of Latino immigrants in the United States
Prisoners in an overcrowded prison in Nuevo Leon break into a deadly riot, possibly as part of a feud between the Zeta and Gulf cartels.
“Mexico’s previous administration prodded the U.S. to take stronger action on gun control for years, and Mexico’s new ambassador has continued that pressure,” Christopher Wilson. • This article also appeared on Chrisroubis.com.
Transnational Crime in Mexico and Central America: Its Evolution and Role in International Migraiton
The growth of organized crime in Mexico and Central America has led to an increase in violence and insecurity across the region, posing challenges to citizens, public security forces, and travelers. Migrants crossing the region are especially vulnerable.
Lorenzo Zambrano, Chairman and CEO of CEMEX, received the Woodrow Wilson Award on November 15, 2005 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.