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Calderon’s Turn at Police Reform

Mexico Calderon’s Turn at Police Reform

Since Calderon took office nearly 2 years ago, crime has increased at an alarming rate. Spilling beyond border drug violence, assaults, shootouts and kidnappings frighten citizens across the country. Perceived...

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Mexico's Interior Minister Dies

Mexico Mexico's Interior Minister Dies

While the world was glued to televisions waiting for the result of the U.S. elections last night, Mexico lost one of its most important leaders in its struggle against organized...

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Changing the Merida Initiative Priorities

Mexico

I’ve finally seen a full breakdown and explanation of the numbers behind the first year of the Merida Initiative, the Bush Administration’s proposal to cooperate with and aid Mexico in...

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Calderon's First Year

Mexico

What a difference a year makes. Just a year ago Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s mandate appeared uncertain following a contested election that gave him a razor-thin winning margin of 250,000...

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CFR interview on Mexico's Merida Initiative

Immigration Mexico

Here is a recent interview I conducted with Bernard Gwertzman at the Council on Foreign Relations: Interview November 6, 2007

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