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Mexico Institute in the News: Panel: U.S.-Mexico border issues hinder economic opportunities

The U.S.-Mexico border holds a huge opportunity for increased trade and job creation, but it has become increasingly difficult to develop those opportunities since 2000, experts said Friday. The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Comments to the United States Department of Commerce Regarding the U.S.‐Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)

Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood and Associate Christopher Wilson responded to the U.S. Department of Commerce Federal Register Notice published on November 25, 2013, which requested stakeholder input on the U.S.‐Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED).

Latin American Migrants in the Las Vegas Valley: Civic Engagement and Political Participation

This report is part of a series on Latin American immigrant civic and political participation that looks at eight cities around the United States: Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Omaha, NE; Tucson, AZ; and Washington, DC. The reports on each city describe the opportunities and barriers that Latino immigrants face in participating as civic and political actors in cities around the United States.

Peña Nieto’s Reforms are Being Debated- Mexico Institute in the News

The Mexico Institute's Duncan Wood discusses the current debate on President Peña Nieto’s proposed reforms.

6th Edition of Oxford's Politics in Mexico

Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Roderic Ai Camp provides an analysis of numerous aspects of Mexican political and economic development, highlighting controversial issues related to electoral democracy, drug-related violence, poverty, human rights, and the country's economic and political relationship with the U.S.

Eric Olson's Review of Denise Dresser's "My Country: Insights To Understand and Change Mexico"

In El país de uno: Reflexiones para entender y cambiar a México (My Country: Insights to Understand and Change Mexico), Denise Dresser concludes that Mexico has no one to blame but itself for its lackluster performance.

GAO Report Finds Merida Initiative Needs Better Performance Measures

On July 21st, the investigative arm of the U.S. Congress, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), released a report assessing the Merida Initiative—a security cooperation program that guides U.S.-Mexico collaboration to confront organized crime and drug trafficking organizations.

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