Part of "La Vista Desde DC" series: brief commentary by Mexico Institute experts featured on Animal Politico's website.
It’s All about the Money: Advancing Anti-Money Laundering Efforts in the U.S. and Mexico to Combat TOC
Mexican criminal organizations generate billions of dollars in revenues in the United States each year and have developed both sophisticated and low tech ways to “launder” their dirty money and continue trafficking.This paper outlines the use of the financial instruments aimed at degrading TCO's power in the U.S. and Mexico and increasing their cost of doing business.
This article is in Spainish. “A new start for the Mexican oil: principles and recommendations for reform the national interest” by the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute is featured in this article.
New Book: Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Latin American Program staff members Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, along with Philip Oxhorn, present a new book that studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. For more information, see our Latin American Program Books page.
“When they’re hanging people off bridges — it’s the visual of this. The drug cartels make it gruesome intentionally,” said Andrew Selee, Vice President of Programs and Advisor of the Mexico Institute, a Washington-based think tank.
Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood discusses the Government of Mexico's recently announced fiscal reform package.