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    1. September 16, 2014

      Growth and fighting global climate change not incompatible

      The world’s finance ministers no longer need to choose between boosting economic growth or fighting climate change because...

    2. The World

      June 4, 2013

      Xi Jinping in Latin America

      Xi Jinping visiting a coffee farm in Costa Rica (AFP/Getty) Where the US leads, China follows close behind. Or is that vice...

    1. October 18, 2012

      US accused of excessive force at border

      The US has used excessive force against immigrants along the Mexican border and should co-operate in investigating border...

    2. July 23, 2012

      Latin America dogged by former leaders

      Former brokers never die, runs the old City of London saw, they just trade away. But what of former presidents? Nowhere is...

    3. July 18, 2012

      Mexico looks within

      When Joe Biden went to Mexico this March to talk to Felipe Calderón, the then Mexican president told the US vice-president...

    4. 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...

    5. July 2, 2012

      Mexico braced for old guard’s return

      The Institutional Revolutionary party (PRI), the centrist party that governed Mexico for 71 consecutive years until 2000,...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. Brussels Blog

      June 20, 2012

      Italy, Spain and EU bond purchase schemes

      Italy's Mario Monti, left, being greeted at the G20 summit by Mexican president Felipe Calderon When EU leaders agreed last...

    9. June 17, 2012

      Policy ‘paralysis’ hits global recovery

      The global recovery has stalled again as confidence in policy makers’ ability to provide conditions for growth has slipped...

    10. June 14, 2012

      Mexico frontrunner enlists anti-drugs fighter

      Latin America’s most celebrated crime fighter, who masterminded the downfall of Colombia’s drug cartels in the 1990s, is to...

    11. June 14, 2012

      IIF urges crisis response from G20

      The world’s largest financial institutions ratcheted up the pressure on eurozone leaders – and other Group of 20 countries...

    12. April 20, 2012

      Argentina woos Brazil over energy deal

      Less than a week after Argentina incurred international condemnation for plans to nationalise Spanish-controlled oil company...

    13. April 17, 2012

      Argentina swoop scuppers China oil deal

      Repsol tried to sell a controlling stake in its Argentinian oil company to a Chinese energy group before it was nationalised...

    14. April 6, 2012

      Colombia and Mexico push for drugs debate

      Colombia and Mexico, with the tacit backing of the US, will push for an open international debate about the legalisation of...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. March 2, 2012

      Mexico defies US warnings to bask in tourist boom

      The bullets keep flying and the bodies keep piling up but more foreigners than ever are choosing to spend their holidays in...

    19. February 10, 2012

      Toxic tacos latest misstep in Mexican race

      Enrique Peña Nieto, the slick and youthful frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential elections, may still be streets ahead of the...

    20. 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...

    21. beyondbrics

      January 30, 2012

      Mexico: 'press for G20/G7 reform'

      Mexico, led by president Felipe Calderon (pictured),  should use its G20 presidency to push for a streamlined membership and...

    22. January 17, 2012

      Mexican politicians turn to bulletproof garb

      When it comes to bulletproof clothing, Miguel Caballero has thought of pretty much everything. For years, the Colombian...

    23. January 11, 2012

      Bloodiest time yet in Mexico’s war on drugs

      Almost 13,000 people died in drug-related violence between January and September last year, Mexican officials have said,...

    24. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2012

      Mexico: a new high

      Another high for emerging markets. As the BBC reports, Mexican president Felipe Calderon has inaugurated the world’s highest...

    25. November 22, 2011

      Mexico presidential hopeful steps aside

      A leading presidential hopeful for Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary party (PRI) has dropped out of the 2012 contest,...

    26. November 11, 2011

      Top Mexican minister dies in helicopter crash

      Mexico’s top cabinet secretary and a central figure in the country’s fight against organised crime died on Friday in a...

    27. November 9, 2011

      Mexico accused of using torture in war on drugs

      Mexico’s public security forces have indulged in the systematic use of torture in the country’s fight against...

    28. October 18, 2011

      Peña Nieto treads warily on path to presidency

      Enrique Peña Nieto’s 30-point lead in the polls suggests that the would-be candidate in Mexico’s presidential election is so...

    29. September 10, 2011

      Mexico finance minister resigns

      Mexico’s finance minister resigned on Friday to seek his party’s nomination for candidate in next year’s presidential...

    30. September 9, 2011

      Mexico presents ‘prudent’ budget

      Mexico’s centre-right administration has presented Congress with what it called a “prudent and responsible” budget for 2012...

    31. August 26, 2011

      Mexico demands US action after casino massacre

      Mexico’s president Felipe Calderón demanded more action from the US to curb drug demand and declared three days of mourning...

    32. August 26, 2011

      Casino attack in Mexico kills 53

      MONTERREY, Mexico, Aug 25 – Armed men killed at least 53 people in an attack on a casino in northern Mexico that left it...

    33. August 23, 2011

      Latin America: A toxic trade

      Amid the dizzying rise in commodities prices of the past decade, there are two notable exceptions: heroin and cocaine. Both...

    34. July 4, 2011

      Opposition triumphs in Mexican state polls

      Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) bulldozed its way to victory in three state elections on Sunday, paving the...

    35. June 16, 2011

      Mexico suffers worst one-day drugs war toll

      Mexico’s industrial heartland has suffered its bloodiest day on record, with violence from the country’s drugs war leaving...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2011

      Week ahead: May 30 - June 3

      The week kicks off with Mexico hosting trade talks with Argentina. Cristina Fernández, president of Argentina, will visit...

    37. May 23, 2011

      Agustín Carstens backed for IMF job

      The Mexican government on Sunday threw its weight behind Agustín Carstens, the country’s central bank governor, as the...

    38. April 6, 2011

      Haiti president-elect faces tough challenges

      Michel Martelly, the former carnival singer and self-styled “bad boy” who has won Haiti’s hotly contested presidential...

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