While the Zetas now have control in more territory, their power still may not be as strong as the Sinaloa Cartel.
In this Expert Take Luis Rubio and Luis de la Calle discuss Mexico's Middle Class in the context of recent CONEVAl and INEGI statistics on poverty.
In his latest expert take contribution, Director Duncan Wood discusses the Peña Nieto administration's bold proposal to open up Mexico's telecommunications to more competition.
Mexico Institute in the News: Global State of Security in the US/Mexico Border Region Explored in New Report
A new paper released this month hopes to establish a “framework for measuring border security” that will “begin to set a base line for measuring border security between the United States and Mexico.” The report was co-authored by Erik Lee (Arizona State University) and Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Mexico Institute.
International efforts to contain the H1N1 influenza are commendable, said experts at an event sponsored by the Mexico Institute and the Global Health Initiative. However, the panel warned that the upcoming flu season in the Southern Hemisphere could bring a second, perhaps more dangerous, round of infections.
Chris Wilson, Associate of the Mexico Institute, was interviewed by BBC World Service Radio and Al Jazeera about the upcoming presidential elections in Mexico.