We are pleased to announce this year's group of winners of the 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists. The fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct three weeks of reporting concerning hemispheric relations on an issue of importance to journalists' home countries, and works as an immersion program in the political culture of the U.S. capital.
Christopher Wilson of the Mexico Institute discusses the election results in Mexico and what they mean for US-Mexico relations on C-Span's Washington Journal.
The Mexico Institute prepared a brief highlighting the potential for expanding student exchange and international mobility programs between the U.S. and Mexico.
The Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the Consejo Mexicano deAsuntos Internacionales are pleased to announce the selection of fourscholars for the first year of the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Programsponsored by the two institutions.
Rick Santorum proposes negotiating several free trade agreements in the first year of Presidency, even though he was against the NAFTA back in 1993.
In his latest op-ed contribution for Mexico's El Universal, Andrew Selee of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute discusses immigrant integration in America and the importance of economic integration for the bilateral relationship.
Transboundary Ecosystem Services: A New Vision for Managing the U.S. and Mexico's Shared Environment
The report looks at the ways in which regional economic cooperation can enhance competitiveness, stimulate growth and create jobs. There is no doubt that the economies of the United States and Mexico are facing serious challenges. While some of the risk is due to external pressures, whether increasing competition from Asia or fears of crisis in Europe, much of the solution lies in strengthening regional competitiveness. The path forward, then, must be based in a clear understanding that the United States and Mexico are ultimately partners rather than competitors.
“It’s recognition for all the hard work and it gives him a very powerful position in Mexico. I think markets are going to see that as a very positive step forward,” said Duncan Wood on the Mexican economy.