December 18, 2012

How Wal-Mart Bribed Its Way into Mexico

Barstow & Bertrab, New York Times

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Wal-Mart de Mexico was an aggressive and creative corrupter, offering large payoffs to get what the law otherwise prohibited, an examination by The New York Times found.

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Mexico Is Still Bleeding
Ted Galen Carpenter, The National Interest
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December 11, 2012
A New Look for Mexico-U.S. Security Ties
Council on Foreign Relations
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Challenges Facing Mexico's New President
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U.S. Gingerly Grows Central America Role
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