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November 16, 2011

Mexico
United States, Mexico, and Latin America with Ricardo Salinas

As chairman and founder of Grupo Salinas, Ricardo Salinas has built one of the largest business conglomerates in Latin America providing banking and telecommunication services to millions at the bott…

October 22, 2019

Mexico
Mexico’s Drug War

Violence continues to rage in Mexico more than a decade after former President Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown on drug cartels.

A Mexican Army expert shows crystal meth paste at a clandestine laboratory in Tecate, Mexico.

October 23, 2019

Americas
AMLO’s ‘Hugs Not Bullets’ Is Failing Mexico

The president's softer approach to criminal gangs just suffered a serious setback in Sinaloa.

A burning bus, set alight by cartel gunmen to block a road, is pictured during clashes with federal forces following the detention of Ovidio Guzman, son of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico October 17, 2019.

November 30, 2012

Economics
Calderón’s Presidency by the Numbers

As President Calderón’s sexenio wraps up tomorrow, he will leave office with a mixed legacy. Many have presented interesting analyses of his policies, but this post looks at concrete numbers—developm…

Calderon by the numbers - LAM

March 1, 2011

Economics
Calderón’s Visit to Washington

I published a CFR expert brief on President Calderón’s trip to Washington on March 2-3.

Calderon Obama visit

May 18, 2010

Immigration and Migration
The Message from Calderón in the U.S.

On his state visit to Washington May 19-20, Mexican President Felipe Calderón will call attention to his country’s new hard line against escalating drug-gang violence that has triggered cross-border …

Calderon

September 24, 2012

Mexico
A Conversation with Felipe Calderón

President Calderón discusses recent developments in Mexico, bilateral relations with the United States, and the country's role on the international stage.

September 24, 2012

Mexico
A Conversation with Felipe Calderón

Please join President Calderón during one of his final international trips to discuss recent developments in Mexico, bilateral relations with the United States, and the country's role on the internat…

April 11, 2019

International Law
What Is Extradition?

The extradition process enables governments to bring fugitives abroad to justice, but it can be fraught with political tension, even when a treaty is in place.

Julian Assange arrest and extradition

November 21, 2008

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…

Calderon’s Turn at Police Reform