Part of "La Vista Desde DC" series: brief commentary by Mexico Institute experts featured on Animal Politico's website.
So many gangsters, so little time. Though President Felipe Calderon's five-year campaign has nailed dozens of crime bosses, many of Mexico's kingpins remain at large.
Woodrow Wilson Center President and Director Lee H. Hamilton announced the formation of a Mexico Institute to focus attention on Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations. The Mexico Institute will host conferences, seminars, and workshops; carry out a major study of U.S.-Mexico relations; publish timely analyses of the bilateral relationship; and sponsor public policy scholars.
U.S. Border Patrol Fires at Rock Throwers in Mexico, and Three Have Died-Mexico Institute in the News
The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson has been quoted in an article detailing how U.S. Border agents have repeatedly fired across the border at rock-throwing Mexicans in the last two years. Three people have died, including a teenager this week...
Taking advantage of the once-every-twelve-year phenomenon of simultaneous presidential elections in the United States and Mexico, a binational group of top opinion leaders and policymakers were convened by the Wilson Center and The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands to craft a new agenda for U.S.-Mexico relations. Throughout three days of intensive discussion, a series of fresh ideas and recommendations for a stronger bilateral partnership emerged and now form the contents of this report.
This report recognizes the growing potential for bioenergy, which has attracted public and private sector interest in recent years. It has become clear that Mexico’s land and labor costs make the cross-border trade in renewable energy an exciting and potentially highly profitable sector. Of bioenergy feedstocks, municipal solid waste may represent the greatest potential for growth in Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico transborder region.