Mexico Institute in the News: Mexican election could mean drug war strategy shift, U.S. officials say
Dealing with deep drug war wounds is a top issue on Mexico's presidential campaign trail, but the election results could have an impact on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border. Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute, comments.
2013 Tax Reform Proposal in Mexico: A New Chapter of a Never-Ending Reform Process - The Expert Take
In this Expert Take, Daniel Alvarez-Estrada considers Mexico's latest tax reform proposal. He discusses the country's historically weak tax system, analyzes the current proposal, and concludes that there are reasons to believe the Mexican tax system is on the verge of a major overhaul.
This essay introduces the concept of the “rebellion” of criminal networks” to explain the current dynamic of and context within which organized crime operates. The author also outlines the changes that have fostered the emergence of local markets for illegal drugs. The essay concludes with ten recommendations.
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The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI) are pleased to announce the ninth year of the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program.
Op-ed by Andrew Selee and Christopher Wilson. Andrew Selee is the vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a senior adviser for the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center. Christopher Wilson is an associate for the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center.
Mexico Institute's Eric Olson comments on the state of Mexico's legal system.