Use of torture by Mexican government on the rise, Amnesty International says- Mexico Institute in the NewsOct 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
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.
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, Program Associate Chris Wilson comments on U.S. customs, border protection and the economy.
Christopher Wilson, Program Associate for the Mexico Institute, who researchers binational trade comments.
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.
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.
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.
Andrew Selee, vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. comments. This article was also published in Fronteras Desk.
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.