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Employment in the U.S., driven by Mexico - Mexico Institute in the News

This article was originally written in Spanish. "This means that one in every 24 American workers depends on trade with Mexico to keep their jobs," said Christopher E. Wilson, a member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Mexico Institute in the News: Radio Broadcast

Eric Olson discusses Mexico’s future and why it matters for the U.S. on Radio Broadcast (WGBH).

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico's Presidential Election

Mexicans went to the polls yesterday to choose a new president. The official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto. Diane and her guests discuss the outcome of the Mexico presidential election. Eric Olson senior adviser on US-Mexico Security for the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is a guest.

The NSA in Mexico: If You Can’t Betray Your Friends, Whom Can You Betray?- The Expert Take

In this Expert Take, David A. Shirk considers the implications of the NSA wiretapping scandal on the US-Mexico relationship. He argues that the current crisis gives President Obama an opportunity to right America's course, and to rebuild the relationship with Mexico. Both countries should ponder the NSA scandal seriously, and recognize that cooperation is not just contingent upon immediate interests but on longer-term mutual benefits.

Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote: Latino Migrant Civic Engagement in L.A.

This report is part of a series on Latin American immigrant civic and political participation that looks at eight cities around the United States: Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Omaha, NE; Tucson, AZ; and Washington, DC. The reports on each city describe the opportunities and barriers that Latino immigrants face in participating as civic and political actors in cities around the United States.

Winners of Journalism Fellowship Announced

The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the first group of winners of their Fellowship for Latin America Journalists program. The winners are: Jorge Carrasco, Proceso (Mexico); Alfonso Cuéllar, Semana (Colombia); Luciana Franco, Revista Globo Rural (Brazil); Maurizio Guerrero, PODER y Negocios (Mexico) and Flavia Tavares, O Estado de S Paulo (Brazil).

Op-ed: Impunity and Hope - Mexico Institute in the News

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.

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