Whole Nations Waiting: Trade sets records, but congestion threatens competitiveness.-Mexico Institute in the News

Chris Wilson, Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Erik Lee write about the U.S.-Mexico trade partnership.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico's Drug Murders Down 15-20 Percent, President Says

Homicides in Mexico have dropped 15 percent to 20 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period of 2011, according to Mexican President Felipe Calderón. Mexico Institute's Eric Olson comments.

Testimony before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere: NAFTA at Twenty - Accomplishments, Challenges, and the Way Forward

Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood offered his testimony regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at a hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. In his testimony, he addressed what the goal of the agreement was when it was negotiated, what the potential of the region is today, and what is missing to fully realize the potential of today’s North America.

Re-Energizing the Border: Renewable Energy, Green Jobs and Border Infrastructure

The U.S.-Mexico border region is one of enormous energy resources, both traditional and renewable. This report provides an overview of the prospects for renewable energy projects in Mexico’s border states, examining the development of wind, solar and municipal solid waste projects. This research evaluates the potential impact of investment in these projects on border communities in terms of employment, infrastructure, human capital and social participation.


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