The United States is greatly affected by Mexico and its economy, and Mexico's economy has been improving for many reasons.
The loosening of Mexico's legislative gridlock is but one of the positives awaiting Peña Nieto, who "inherits a very strong economy," says Duncan Wood, president of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. • This article also appeared on Hattiresburgamerican.com and Guampdn.com.
As the immigration debate is further discussed in Congress, summaries on the latest Congressional hearings are available through the Mexico Institute. For further information, please visit the respective Committee Hearings' websites.
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.
Civic Engagement and the Judicial Reform: The role of civil society in reforming criminal justice in Mexico
This report focuses on the role played by civil society in Mexico's judicial reform process, highlighting the efforts of organizations that have been influential and emblematic of civic activism in this area.
Until we know where we are going as a region and understand ourselves like a region, we will be left with an economic agenda that looks like little more than a to-do list. Our leaders will have a hard time describing advances in economic relations in an interesting way and explaining to their respective populations that we are no longer competitors but partners.
Each month, the Mexico Institute will review and highlight the month’s activities and feature them here. Visitors will be able to watch the recap from our most recent events, browse our new publications, and read articles that feature key media appearances of the Mexico Institute staff.