December 17, 2013

Mexico's Reforms: Good, Bad and Ugly

Noriega & Trigos, The American

The Associated Press

Mexico’s Congress has delivered an energy reform plan that could alter Mexico’s economic outlook for decades to come, but its populist tax policies and profligate spending threaten the steady growth that Mexico achieved in recent years.

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Mexico's Troubling Vigilantism
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