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    Book Discussion on El Cinco de Mayo

    Professor David Hayes-Bautista talked about his book, El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition, in which he looks at the origins of Cinco de Mayo and explains why it is celebrated more in…

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    Training Assistance to Mexico's Armed Forces

    David Shirk talked about a USA Today story on the $15 million the Department of Defense’s spent in 2013 in training assistance to Mexico’s armed forces. The training was…

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    Mexico's Petroleum Industry

    Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Medina Mora outlined his country’s decision to end its ban on allowing the private sector into the Mexican energy market. The reform was part of a…

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    U.S. Border Patrol

    Alicia Caldwell talked about the challenges faced by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. Topics included the use of force at the Mexican border and the influx of unaccompanied immigrant…

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Commerce

    Roberta Jacobson gave the keynote address at the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute discussion on trade and commerce between the U.S.-Mexico border. She focused on the impact of…

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    U.S. Fugitive Slaves in Mexico

    Mekala Audain talked about the history of U.S. fugitive slaves in Mexico. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    Panel Discussion on U.S.-Mexico Border

    Panelists talked about issues related to the U.S.-Mexico Border. Panelists included, Luis Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway: A True Story and Anna Ochoa Leary and Scott…

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade cooperation. Topics included the high rates of weapons smuggled from the U.S. to Mexico, and drug…

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    North American Leaders News Conference

    President Obama held a joint news conference in Toluca, Mexico with his North American counterparts, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the…

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    North American Policy Issues

    Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a trilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Canada and Mexico at the State Department. Following the meeting, they spoketo the press about…

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    Mexico's Energy Market

    Panelists talked about the Mexican government’s decision to open its country’s energy sector to private investment for the first time in 75 years. The constitutional…

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    U.S.-Canada Bilateral Defense Relations

    General Tom Lawson, who is second in command of the Canadian military, talked about military relations between the U.S. and Canada. He began his remarks with a history of U.S,-Canadian…

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    John Kerry Remarks on Western Hemisphere Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about U.S. policy in Latin America at the Organization of American States meeting. He said the U.S. is one of the largest contributors to the…

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    Book Discussion on The Right to Stay Home

    Former United Farm Workers organizer David Bacon talked about his book, The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration, in which he profiles Mexican workers in Mexico and…

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    Panel Discussion on Border Politics

    Ricardo Ainslie, author of The Fight to Save Juárez: Life in the Heart of Mexico’s Drug War and Alfredo Corchado, author of Midnight in Mexico; A Reporter’s Journey through a…

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    Mexico Border

    Rachel St. John talked about the history of the western U.S.-Mexico border from the mid-19th century to the turn of the 20th century. She spoke about the complex issues that arose…

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    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Address to British Parliament

    Prior to the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the British Parliament, the first time a Canadian prime minister had addressed the British…

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    Book Discussion on Midnight in Mexico

    Alfredo Corchado talked about his book, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent into Darkness, in which he chronicles how Mexico has changed since…

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting strategy for security in his country, and ways the United States and Mexico can work…

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    U.S.- Mexico Drug Trafficking

    State Department officials and private sector experts testified on drug trafficking and crime in Mexico and Central America. They focused on the Merida Initiative, a drug and crime…

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