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Use of torture by Mexican government on the rise, Amnesty International says- Mexico Institute in the News

Oct 12, 2012
Eric Olson comments on reports that the Mexican government is torturing detainees from Mexican drug cartels. •This radio segment was replayed throughout KPCC

Mexico Institute in the News: Arizona Manufacturer Sees Mexico As Key To Growth

Oct 10, 2012
Twenty years after the North American Free Trade Agreement was signed, cross-border ties are becoming increasingly important to manufacturing on the continent. It’s part of a trend of growing economic integration between the United States and Mexico....The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Says Prints Identified Zetas Boss Before Body Disappeared

Oct 10, 2012
Mexican authorities said fingerprints confirmed that a suspect killed in a gun battle two days ago was the top leader of the Zetas cartel before his corpse was stolen from a funeral home by armed commandos. The Mexico Institute's Eric L. Olson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: KJZZ Radio

Oct 02, 2012
Mexico Institute, Program Associate Chris Wilson comments on U.S. customs, border protection and the economy.

Mexico Institute in the News: NAFTA Traffic, Security Creates Long Lines at Broder Bridges

Oct 02, 2012
Christopher Wilson, Program Associate for the Mexico Institute, who researchers binational trade comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Operation Fast and Furious

Oct 02, 2012
Andrew Selee, vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. says the Mexican government was aware of the gun-walking, in spite of releasing a statement saying they were not.

Mexico Institute in the News: U.S.-Mexico partnership to remain when PRI returns

Oct 02, 2012
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Poiré spoke at the Woodrow Wilson Center, where they reaffirmed their intentions to sustain healthy ties between the U.S. and Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexican, U.S. relations improve in fight against drugs, trafficking

Oct 02, 2012
Andrew Selee, vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. is comments on the nature of the relationship during a luncheon with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mexican Interios Secretary Alejandro Poire.

Mexico Institute in the News: Maquiladora activists find themselves in Drug War crossfire

Oct 02, 2012
Andrew Selee, vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. comments. This article was also published in Fronteras Desk.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico, Canada reps say opportunities beckon across borders

Oct 02, 2012
A growing Mexican middle class is helping to boost trade south of the border. Half a century ago, 80 percent of the country’s people were living in poverty; the rate was down to 46.2 percent in 2010, according to a study produced by the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars’ Mexico Institute.

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