The Arizona Republic criticizes the state’s government for failing to capitalize on the international business benefits offered by its border with Mexico. In comparison, Texas has exploited the benefits of the border and its exports to Mexico greatly eclipse those of Arizona.
Mexico may make serious headway in its fight against organized crime by designating one criminal group as the "most violent," and then focusing most of the government's resources against them, according to a new report by the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
This year’s presidential election will be particularly interesting because of what is at stake. Mexico’s young democracy is at an important crossroads.
Aiding regional governments with intelligence and training, air and sea patrols, and guiding the interagency process are essential to beating organized crime. SOUTHCOM Commander Douglas M. Fraser discusses strategies to dismantle extortion, kidnapping, and drug-running bands.
Rick Santorum proposes negotiating several free trade agreements in the first year of Presidency, even though he was against the NAFTA back in 1993.
Josefina Vazquez Mota is defensive after a recording was leaked of supposedly her accusing the government of recording her.
Mexico Institute in the News: The North American Security Perimeter: The North American Leaders Summit and Reviving Trilateral IntegrationMar 27, 2012
What the upcoming North American Leaders Summit will mean for the United States' relationship with Canada and Mexico.
Texas's economy is growing faster than the rest of the country because of its growing trade with Mexico.
U.S. manufacturers have success in Mexico even with problems such as the drug cartels. Mexico's GDP is expected to continue to grow.
Mexico Institute in the News: Despite Calls for Fencing-In the Border, U.S. Sticks with Surveillance and Comms on Southwest BordersMar 22, 2012
The U.S. continues with an border security approach that does not include building a physical wall.