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    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...

  2. beyondbrics

    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 5, 2014

    Gravity's director and the pull of Mexico energy reform

    Some famous celebs take up causes like fighting world hunger or protecting children in developing countries. Not so Alfonso...

  2. April 30, 2014

    Mexico sets out oil and gas reforms

    Just as investors began to develop the jitters over delays to Mexico’s sweeping reform plans, the government set out its...

  3. 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...

  4. December 3, 2013

    Mexico’s energy reforms take shape behind barricades

    Shielded behind barricades three metres high, Mexico’s Senate is preparing to begin its debate on shaking up the country’s...

  5. 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...

  6. beyondbrics

    October 31, 2013

    London headlines

    * Batista seeks OGX bankruptcy protection * Mexico tax reforms hit obstacles * China set to supply US nuclear plant parts *...

  7. 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...

  8. beyondbrics

    April 23, 2013

    Peña Nieto suffers first setback

    Mexico’s reformist administration suffered its first significant setback on Tuesday as political infighting forced it to...

  9. beyondbrics

    December 21, 2012

    Mexico: the 'unwinnable' war

    While foreign governments cheered loudly in favour of Felipe Calderón’s war against Mexico’s drug gangs, Jorge Castañeda...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. beyondbrics

    September 29, 2012

    Mexico labour reform: watered down, but still a positive

    Despite a clamour of protests by leftwing legislators and street protesters, most foreign investors are likely to be...

  13. 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...

  14. August 20, 2012

    Mexican wave fizzles out in fraud fight

    In an airless tent next to Mexico City’s cathedral, Aurelio Martínez has collected what he believes is proof that Mexico’s...

  15. beyondbrics

    July 10, 2012

    Mexico: numero uno in LatAm?

    Forget the Bric countries or even just Brazil, the sweetheart of international investors over the past few years: it’s all...

  16. July 6, 2012

    Mexico poll result faces legal challenge

    The leftwing candidate in Mexico’s presidential election prepared on Friday to mount a legal challenge as the official count...

  17. July 2, 2012

    Peña Nieto on course to win Mexico poll

    Mexican presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto looked assured of returning his centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party...

  18. July 1, 2012

    Mexico official insists poll will be clean

    A top Mexican election official has moved to allay potential fears of foul play in Sunday’s presidential election, insisting...

  19. The World

    June 29, 2012

    Mexico's presidential election – a user's guide

    Enrique Peña Nieto at his final campaign rally on June 27 (Photo by Daniel Aguilar/Getty Images) Mexico’s three month...

  20. June 28, 2012

    Mexican left woos crowds ahead of vote

    The streets are awash with the red and yellow colours of Mexico’s political left, small white puffs of smoke from homemade...

  21. June 26, 2012

    Peña Nieto consolidates Mexican poll lead

    The opposition frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential election has consolidated his substantial lead with less than a week...

  22. June 26, 2012

    Mexico’s new middle class shakes up poll

    At the back of the Mega supermarket in Iztapalapa, a poor and sometimes edgy neighbourhood on Mexico City’s south-eastern...

  23. June 24, 2012

    Mexico admits to trafficker blunder

    Mexican authorities have admitted that the man they arrested last Thursday as the suspected son of the country’s most-wanted...

  24. beyondbrics

    June 20, 2012

    Pemex and Mexico oil reform: still some way to go

    The four contracts that Pemex, Mexico’s state oil monopoly, awarded on Tuesday to private companies to drill mature fields...

  25. June 11, 2012

    Peña Nieto unscathed in TV debate

    The opposition candidate and frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential election emerged unscathed from a live, televised debate...

  26. May 14, 2012

    Vázquez Mota drops in Mexican poll

    The candidate of Mexico’s ruling party has slipped to third place in the run-up to July’s presidential election, according...

  27. April 18, 2012

    Frontrunner extends lead in Mexican poll

    The frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential race has extended his lead over rival candidates and could even obtain a...

  28. March 28, 2012

    Mexico bank chief demands economic reform

    Mexico’s next president must dismantle the country’s energy monopoly and shake up the telecoms sector, dominated by...

  29. March 26, 2012

    PRI opposition given Mexico poll lift

    Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential election, has increased his already substantial lead, conjuring...

  30. March 23, 2012

    Papal blend of politics and marketing

    The Vatican says the Pope’s visit to Mexico and Cuba is about love, hope and faith. In Latin America, most people believe it...

  31. March 6, 2012

    Firebrand targets unlikely Mexico poll win

    You have to be dogged, or perhaps just lucky, to catch up with Mexico’s best-known but most controversial politician. For...

  32. March 5, 2012

    PRI candidate leads Mexico’s poll race

    Mexico’s centrist opposition candidate has an 18-point lead in the race to become the country’s next president, an opinion...

  33. March 1, 2012

    Gap closes in Mexico presidential race

    The centre-right candidate in Mexico’s presidential elections has closed the gap on the opposition frontrunner, according to...

  34. The World

    February 21, 2012

    Latina power in the land of machismo

    Josefina Vázquez Mota. Photo AP Women currently govern some 40 per cent of Latin America’s population. If Josefina Vázquez...

  35. February 9, 2012

    Frontrunner’s lead narrows in Mexican presidential poll

    The presidential candidate for Mexico’s ruling conservative party has closed slightly on the frontrunner, according to an...

  36. February 6, 2012

    PAN candidate shakes up election in Mexico

    Members of Mexico’s ruling conservative party have selected Josefina Vázquez Mota to be their candidate for July’s...

  37. February 1, 2012

    Mexico’s ruling party fails to inspire voters

    At times, it almost looked as if they did not want to be there. Against a dark studio background, the three figures vying...

  38. beyondbrics

    January 9, 2012

    12 for 2012: Mexico: the return of the PRI and what it might mean

    This is the 10th in a series - 12 for 2012 – on key emerging market topics for the new year. By Jorge Zepeda Patterson...

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