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.
Mexico has many advantages to help its economic relationship with the United States. As the countries cooperate economically, the United States will see many benefits.
Latin American Program Scholar, Roberto Briceño-Leon, comments on high murder rates in Venezuela.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the importance of remittances and creation of productive capacity in El Salvador.