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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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,...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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....

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    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. 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,...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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”,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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 –...

    28. 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...

    29. April 24, 2013

      President Enrique Peña Nieto works to soothe Mexico tensions

      Mexico’s four-month-old administration on Wednesday appeared to overcome its first political crisis after opposition leaders...

    30. April 4, 2013

      Hopes of thaw as Peña Nieto heads to China

      Mexico’s new president is to meet Xi Jinping of China on Saturday as part of the most concerted effort in years by Latin...

    31. 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...

    32. March 12, 2013

      Mexican revolution

      There is no siesta for Enrique Peña Nieto in his attempt to modernise Mexico. Two weeks ago, the new president signed into...

    33. December 5, 2012

      A grand plan for Mexico’s future

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

    34. September 12, 2012

      Mexico: Oil reform may be too slippery for Peña Nieto

      When Mexican authorities confirmed the result of July’s presidential election, many of the nation’s eyes turned not towards...

    35. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2012

      London headlines

      * Mukherjee elected India president after 40-year career * Citic to buy Credit Agricole’s CLSA unit for $1.25 Billion *...

    36. July 16, 2012

      Mexico’s new star needs teeth to face the dinosaurs

      This month’s presidential election in Mexico saw not only the Lazarus-like comeback of the Institutional Revolutionary party...

    37. July 13, 2012

      Call to scrap Mexico poll result

      Mexico’s electoral authorities on Friday began weighing demands to annul this month’s presidential election after the...

    38. 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...

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