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    1. August 31, 2015

      Marathon man tries to regain lost momentum

      When Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto posted a picture of his socks on Twitter earlier this month, scorn and...

    2. August 21, 2015

      Peña Nieto exonerated by government probe

      Mexico’s government on Friday exonerated President Enrique Peña Nieto, his wife and finance minister of any charges of...

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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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      A $5.7tn economy and 600m people, 80% of whom live in cities, makes the region an attr...
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    1. August 20, 2015

      Brazil cleans up its act, so should Mexico

      Nobody here can do the maths!” Alberto Youssef despaired in an expletive-filled phone conversation wiretapped by...

    2. July 22, 2015

      Teachers’ union raises stakes in battle with Mexico’s Peña Nieto

      It has been a tough 10 days for Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto. First the country’s top drug lord broke out of...

    3. July 13, 2015

      El Chapo’s great getaway and Mexico’s oil sell-off

      Federal Social Readaption Centre 1, or Altiplano as it is known, is Mexico’s most secure prison. It houses several drug...

    4. July 13, 2015

      Mexico’s kingpin jailbreak puts president in a hole

      Mexico’s most famous fugitive may have tunnelled out of a high-security jail, but it is Enrique Peña Nieto, the...

    5. July 12, 2015

      Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán breaks out of jail again

      Mexico’s most wanted drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, has pulled off his second sensational jailbreak in 15 years,...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2015

      Doubts persist over Mexican contract terms: will the government get it right in time?

      On June 7, Mexican voters will go to the ballot box in mid-term elections that will be viewed as a test of the Enrique...

    9. March 3, 2015

      Mexico president and finance minister: we must rebuild trust

      Mexico needed reform. Now it needs confidence. That, in a nutshell, is the diagnosis from Enrique Peña Nieto, the...

    10. March 3, 2015

      Mexico: Ghosts of past haunt an ambitious leadership

      Two years into a six-year term that promised so much, Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, looks in danger of...

    11. March 2, 2015

      Mexico plagued by ‘incredulity and distrust’, admits president

      Mexico is plagued by “incredulity and distrust,” President Enrique Peña Nieto has admitted, and his government must...

    12. February 11, 2015

      Presidential U-turns, fumbles, fudges and gaffes from Mexico

      Echoing former US President George HW Bush in his 1988 “read my lips, no new taxes” election vow, President Enrique...

    13. December 12, 2014

      Mexico minister defends house purchase

      Mexico’s finance minister says he is willing to submit to an independent investigation after it emerged that he, too,...

    14. December 7, 2014

      First missing Mexican student identified

      Mexico on Sunday confirmed that the first of the 43 students missing since being intercepted by police in September had...

    15. November 27, 2014

      Mexico to reform police and justice systems

      Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto announced a 10-point plan of police and justice reforms on Thursday that was...

    16. November 14, 2014

      The ‘new Mexico’ goes up in flames

      Chickens peck idly at the pavement. Carpentry and car workshops line the dingy streets where drug dealers make it...

    17. November 9, 2014

      Mexican president under fire as mansion claims fuel protests

      President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico was caught in a fresh storm on Sunday over claims that his personal residence is...

    18. November 7, 2014

      Mexico cancels China-led high-speed rail contract

      President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico has cancelled a $3.6bn high-speed rail contract awarded to a Chinese-led...

    19. November 6, 2014

      Peña Nieto’s attempt to rewrite Mexico’s grisly script

      “The scriptwriter has let us down,” sighs the hotshot reporter in Mexican movie director Luis Estrada’s acid new...

    20. October 27, 2014

      Mexico: Caught in the crossfire

      Their 43 expressionless faces stare out from a double-page advertisement by Mexico’s government in the national press....

    21. October 3, 2014

      Mexico's 10 step programme to productivity

      Rather like someone at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Mexico’s government has started by admitting that it has a...

    22. September 23, 2014

      Mexico to unveil revamped global image

      If anyone needs convincing about the scale of Mexico’s ambitions on the global stage, they need look no further than...

    23. September 2, 2014

      Peña Nieto pushes on with change

      With an overhaul of a landmark welfare programme and the announcement of a major new Mexico City airport to quadruple...

    24. August 19, 2014

      Mexico’s historic reform drive

      Few world leaders can truly claim to be a radical reformer. Enrique Peña Nieto, the Mexican president, is one of the...

    25. April 8, 2014

      Sleaze v spin in Mexico’s race for reform

      When Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, ran a 10km race last month, he cruised over the finish line without so...

    26. March 19, 2014

      Mexico’s oligarchs face the music

      Enrique Peña Nieto is on a blitz. Since becoming president of Mexico last year, his government has transformed the...

    27. 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...

    28. February 22, 2014

      Mexico captures most wanted drug lord

      Mexican armed forces arrested the country’s most-wanted drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, in the port of Mazatlán,...

    29. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2014

      The week ahead: Feb 17-21

      A slightly belated week ahead in emerging markets:Thailand, Mexico and Taiwan announce GDP for Q4; China’s Flash PMI;...

    30. beyondbrics

      January 26, 2014

      The week ahead: Jan 27-31

      This week sees Putin in Brussels, and Pena Nieto in Cuba. Taiwan, Russia and Philippines GDP is released. Plus,...

    31. December 5, 2013

      Enrique Peña Nieto yet to deliver reforms for Mexico

      It has been 20 years since Mexico signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, 13 years since the end of one-party...

    32. 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...

    33. September 14, 2013

      Mexican police break up teachers’ protest

      Mexican riot police firing tear gas and water cannon finally forced striking teachers out of the capital’s main square,...

    34. beyondbrics

      September 8, 2013

      Week ahead, Sep 8 - 13

      Coming up this week: Lots of economic data out from China, Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto unveils his eagerly...

    35. September 2, 2013

      Peña Nieto promises to transform Mexico despite protests

      Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, vowed to push ahead with “transformational” reforms in education, energy,...

    36. August 18, 2013

      Mexico Gulf Cartel leader Ramirez held by army

      The Mexican army has captured one of Mexico’s – and the US’s – most wanted drug gangs bosses, possibly foiling an...

    37. August 13, 2013

      A plan to release Mexico’s energy

      When Enrique Peña Nieto was elected Mexico’s 57th president last year, he promised sweeping reforms that would treble...

    38. August 12, 2013

      Mexico opens up its energy sector

      President Enrique Peña Nieto has unveiled plans to change Mexico’s constitution and open up the country’s energy sector...

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