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Our Shared Border: Success Stories in U.S.-Mexico Collaboration

Our Shared Border highlights twelve success stories of cross-border collaboration and innovation between Mexico and the United Sates, offering a counter-narrative to frequent media portrayals of violence and poverty in the border region.

Face to Face (PODER)-Mexico Institute in the News

This article is in Spanish. This article in PODER quotes Duncan Wood on US-Mexico relations. • PDF is attached.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Says Prints Identified Zetas Boss Before Body Disappeared

Mexican authorities said fingerprints confirmed that a suspect killed in a gun battle two days ago was the top leader of the Zetas cartel before his corpse was stolen from a funeral home by armed commandos. The Mexico Institute's Eric L. Olson comments.

Mexico’s Southern Border Strategy: Programa Frontera Sur

The most common adjective used to describe Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala and Belize is probably ‘porous.’ The large volume of Central American migrants, including many families and unaccompanied minors, crossing the border on their way north to the United States suggests as much. In response to these challenges, and also in an effort to facilitate the legal flow of commerce, tourism and guest workers, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto launched the Programa Frontera Sur (Southern Border Program) on July 7, 2014.

Hello 2014: For Mexico, the hard work starts now - Mexico Institute In the News

Duncan Wood and Christopher Wilson authored an article for FT Beyondbrics about Mexico's outlook for 2014.

Latin America Program in the News: U.S. on more equal footing with neighbors as Obama heads to Summit of the Americas

President Obama travels to a weekend summit of the hemisphere’s leaders Friday as the head of a nation that remains in many ways the economic envy of its closest neighbors, but also one whose influence is on the wane in a rising region...

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