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    1. June 10, 2015

      The anxieties born of Mexico’s midterm vote

      Enrique Peña Nieto has endured three gruelling years as Mexico’s president. His country has continued to suffer terrible...

    2. June 9, 2015

      Mexico poll eases pressure on Peña Nieto

      President Enrique Peña Nieto, a new leftist force, the Green party and a blunt-talking rancher in a cowboy hat all claimed...

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    1. Modern Mexico

      In modern Mexico, progress and potential are vying with the old vices of crime and cor...
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    1. June 8, 2015

      ‘Wild one’ Jaime Rodriguez unseats ruling party governor in Mexico

      Mexico has elected an independent state governor for the first time in history, according to unofficial results, dealing a...

    2. March 25, 2015

      Attacks on Mexican media surge 80 per cent under Peña Nieto

      Attacks on the press have surged 80 per cent in the first two years of Enrique Peña Nieto’s government compared with the...

    3. March 16, 2015

      Reporter who broke Pena Nieto mansion story vows to fight sacking

      Carmen Aristegui has carved out a career as Mexico’s most provocative broadcast journalist, breaking stories on...

    4. March 3, 2015

      Mexico: lawlessness undermines reforms and economic progress

      Today in Mexico, as every day this year, foreign companies will invest nearly $100m in the country; several thousand cars...

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      January 28, 2015

      Mexico’s anticorruption reform: game-changer or status quo?

      Mayors fronting drug cartels, a union leader splurging thousands on cosmetic surgery, and a multi-million-dollar mansion...

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      December 22, 2014

      Hello 2015: a make or break year for Mexico's Peña Nieto

      By Grace Fan, Trusted Sources One-third of the way through his six-year term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has...

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      November 26, 2014

      Building faith in Mexican politics: polygraphs and policies

      How far to trust a politician? Often a tricky subject – especially in a country like Mexico, where impunity is rife and many...

    8. October 24, 2014

      Mexican governor resigns over missing students

      The governor of the western Mexican state of Guerrero, where 43 students disappeared almost a month ago, bowed to pressure...

    9. July 30, 2014

      Mexico weighs taking on Pemex pension liabilities

      Mexico is poised to increase its public debt at a time of sluggish economic growth, as the government considers taking some...

    10. July 5, 2014

      Mexico senate approves telecom reform

      After a marathon all-night debate, Mexico’s Senate approved a bill establishing the legal framework for a sweeping reform of...

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      June 18, 2014

      Mexico's energy reform: wading through mud

      Mexico’s historic energy reform whizzed through Congress in the blink of an eye in December, when legislators rewrote parts...

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      May 30, 2014

      Watching the World Cup or debating laws - Mexico's test

      It’s a good job discipline is an integral part of the Mexican ruling party ethos. Lawmakers of all shades will need it next...

    13. March 11, 2014

      Mexico president takes on vested interests

      Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, has made short shrift of some towering challenges in just over a year in office. Not...

    14. beyondbrics

      December 12, 2013

      Mexico energy reform: all over bar the shouting?

      Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, has pulled a rabbit out of the hat. If all he wanted for Christmas was energy...

    15. November 21, 2013

      Peña Nieto sacrifices his political capital on Mexico reforms

      Seventy five years ago, Martín Silva joined Mexicans handing over their valuables – cash, jewellery, even chickens – to help...

    16. August 18, 2013

      Not all forms of resource nationalism are alike

      When Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico’s most revered president, took the then revolutionary step of nationalising Mexico’s oil...

    17. May 8, 2013

      Mexico presents banking reform bill to boost growth and lending

      Mexico’s centrist government announced it would send a financial reform bill to Congress that seeks to boost economic growth...

    18. beyondbrics

      May 1, 2013

      Mexico telecoms reform: almost there

      It’s not quite a done deal yet. But it’s getting there. Mexico’s Congress on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in support of a...

    19. April 30, 2013

      Obama’s Mexico visit to bolster trade ties

      The US and Mexico will use a visit by President Barack Obama on Thursday to deepen trade and energy ties while downplaying...

    20. April 25, 2013

      Angry teachers trash Mexico’s political party offices

      ACAPULCO, Mexico, April 24 – Angry teachers on Wednesday attacked offices of Mexico's main political parties in the capital...

    21. April 23, 2013

      First cracks appear in Mexico coalition

      Mexico’s new government on Tuesday unexpectedly postponed the launch of a banking reform bill after rising political tension...

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      April 3, 2013

      Mexico: where to put the dinero?

      You have to read to the end of a JPMorgan report published this week to find out what the bank thinks are the most promising...

    23. March 28, 2013

      Barack Obama set to visit Mexico in May

      Mexico’s new administration on Wednesday said that Barack Obama had accepted an invitation to visit the country as part of a...

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      March 12, 2013

      Mexico: next stop, a rating upgrade?

      Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency, on Tuesday shifted its outlook on Mexico’s sovereign credit rating to “positive” from...

    25. March 11, 2013

      Mexico eyes telecoms revolution

      The Mexican government on Monday announced a sweeping proposal to limit the reach of telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim and...

    26. March 7, 2013

      Bold reforms of president buoy Mexico

      If every government has a defining moment, that of Mexico’s new administration may have come this month when authorities...

    27. March 3, 2013

      Peña Nieto expands power as reform beckons

      Mexico’s ruling party has substantially increased the president’s power and cleared the way for an ambitious agenda of...

    28. December 11, 2012

      Nieto aims to reap harvest of democracy

      Walk through the gates of Los Pinos, Mexico’s official residence, and there is a sense of energy that has been absent for...

    29. December 11, 2012

      Mexican president confronts teachers

      Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s new president, proposed big changes to the education system on Monday in a move that would...

    30. December 1, 2012

      Peña Nieto places allies in Mexican cabinet

      Enrique Peña Nieto called on a small group of trusted friends to fill key cabinet posts on Friday, as he prepares to lead...

    31. November 10, 2012

      Mexico charges 14 police in CIA shoot-out

      Mexican authorities on Friday charged 14 federal policemen with the attempted murder of two CIA agents in a Godfather-style...

    32. beyondbrics

      November 9, 2012

      Marijuana: Mexico's latest export to the US?

      Mexico enjoys a long and deep trade relationship with the US, with products ranging from automobile parts and flat-screen...

    33. October 26, 2012

      Mexico’s labour reform suffers delays

      Efforts to approve the most far-reaching labour reform in Mexico’s recent history have suffered a setback in a twist that...

    34. October 19, 2012

      Mexico unemployment near four-year low

      Mexico’s unemployment rate fell in September to its lowest level in almost four years in a sign of new-found dynamism in...

    35. October 9, 2012

      Mexico declares death of drug cartel boss

      Mexican security forces on Tuesday declared that a person they killed in a shoot-out in the northern state of Coahuila on...

    36. September 29, 2012

      Mexico approves sweeping labour reforms

      Mexico’s congress has approved the most sweeping changes to the country’s labour laws in decades in a move widely expected...

    37. September 10, 2012

      Mexico’s López Obrador quits PRD

      The figure who has dominated Mexico’s left for more than a decade said on Sunday that he would leave the parties he...

    38. September 3, 2012

      Calderón pushes labour reform

      Felipe Calderón, the outgoing Mexican president, on Monday proposed measures to make it easier for companies to hire and...

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