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

    2. 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 country’s...

    3. 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 hitting the...

    4. 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 focus on...

    5. 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 Peña...

    6. 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, bought...

    7. 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 been...

    8. 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 spurred...

    9. 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 dangerous...

    10. 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...

    11. 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 consortium,...

    12. 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 satire, La...

    13. 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. The...

    14. 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 problem....

    15. 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 plans...

    16. 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...

    17. 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 few who...

    18. 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 much as...

    19. 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 country’s...

    20. 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...

    21. 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, in...

    22. 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; the...

    23. 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, earnings...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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,...

    27. 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 awaited...

    28. 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, finance...

    29. 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 attempt to...

    30. 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 the...

    31. 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 to...

    32. July 21, 2013

      Mexico’s treasures

      Enrique Peña Nieto is on a roll. In a single week Mexico’s president has boosted his credentials on domestic security with...

    33. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2013

      Maduro does Europe

      In Nicolas Maduro’s latest attempt to mimic his peripatetic predecessor, Hugo Chavez, he is touring the “Old Continent”,...

    34. beyondbrics

      June 5, 2013

      One little mentioned reason why China and Mexico are becoming better friends

      China and Mexico relations have never been easy, given that the two countries manufacture similar products and compete...

    35. 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...

    36. May 3, 2013

      US and Mexico agree closer economic ties

      The governments of Mexico and the US on Thursday agreed to form a group to deepen economic integration as part of efforts to...

    37. May 1, 2013

      Barack Obama in Mexico

      When Barack Obama meets Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico on Thursday, it will be the second time the two leaders will have met –...

    38. 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...

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