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Mexico miracle: Anabel Hernandez Marvin West

Investigative journalist Anabel Hernandez Garcia
© Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 2009
Anabel is a journalist known for intensive investigations. She has written newspaper and magazine articles about slave labor, sexual exploitation, political corruption and the drug machine. She has written one really hot book, Los Señores del Narco.

Anabel won the Golden Pen of Freedom Award for 2012, presented by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. read more

Mexico lives! Cheers for Mexico Marvin West

Our Lady of Sorrows church in Dolores Hidalgo
Come see and taste and smell. Have fun. Soak up some sunshine. Learn something. Visit a historic hacienda or maybe Pueblos Mágicos — or even a wind farm. Enjoy fresh fruit, veggies, flowers and tacos. Sing along with the mariachis in the big city, tour museums and cathedrals, pose beside monuments, dine at famous restaurants, relax and watch the plaza multitude. read more

Mexico City's Revolution Monument: Monumento a la Revolucion Anthony Wright

An icon in Mexico City, the Revolution Monument or Monumento a la Revolución is also known as the Arch of the Revolution. It is located on Plaza de la Republica between downtown Reforma and Insurgente... read more

Politics and women's changing role in Mexico Jenny McGill

In Talpa de Allende, there is a neighborhood girl who calls me her quasi-godmother. We have studied English together for the past few summers, but I find her attention span jumping about like a monkey.... read more

The "virreinato" of New Spain

This is page 5 of seven on MexConnect which come originally from the website of CEDEX (Center for Historic Studies of Public Works and Town Planning) in Madrid, Spain. (Links to the other six pages ar... read more

Did You Know? Mexico tried to prevent Americans from migrating to Texas Tony Burton

Mexico once tried hard to prevent Americans from migrating to Texas. In recent years, considerable attention has focused on the U.S. government's efforts to stem the flow of Mexicans migrating north o... read more

The Devil's Highway: A True Story by Luis Alberto Urrea Reviewed by Allan Cogan

This is the story of a group of men who have become known as the Yuma 14. They are the fourteen illegal immigrants who died attempting to cross the Arizona border in May, 2001. And what a terrible and upsetting story it is. Unknown numbers of these illegal immigrants die every year making the dangerous crossing on foot over one of the most inhospitable stretches of terrain in the world. But the Yuma 14 constituted the largest known number of such immigrants to die at one time. read more

Mexico Economic Updates August 2006 Tony Burton

Despite calls from PRD candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his supporters for a complete recount, it looks almost certain that the Federal Electoral Institute will confirm very shortly that the presidential election was won by PAN candidate Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. The new president will take office on December 1.

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Lloyd Mexico Economic Report February 2003

Table of Contents RISE IN MINIMUM WAGE CABINET RESHUFFLE RECORD FOREIGN RESERVES ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - December 1999

The government's proposed budget for 2000 has been submitted to Congress. The government anticipates that the economy will grow by between 4 and 5% next year and that inflation will be around 10%. The budget allows for a fiscal deficit of 1% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and a current account deficit equivalent to 3.2% of GDP. The average exchange rate over the year is expected to be 10.40 pesos to the dollar. In calculating the budget, the government has assumed that oil prices will average 15.5 dollars a barrel.

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Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - January 1999

CONTENTS: THE SHAPE OF '99 SOLD! - NINE AIRPORTS SUPERMARKETS LOOK NORTH HIGHE... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - October 1999

CONTENTS: CHALLENGE OF POPULATION GROWTH PUBLIC SPENDING DECENTRALIZATION EDUCATION... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - August 2000

Back Issues: 2000 - January - February - March - April - May - June - July 1999 - January - February - March - ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report January 2006

Table of Contents The shape of ‘06 Mexican to head OECD Promoting business in... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report January 2005

Table of Contents The shape of 2005 Comprehensive health care Paseo de la Reforma Which city for ex... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report January 2004

Table of Contents The shape of 2004 No change at the Bank of Mexico New stock market index ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report January 2003

Table of Contents THE SHAPE OF 2003 PEMEX BOND OFFERING NATIONAL EXPORT PRIZES ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report October 2005

Table of Contents State of the Nation Report The Fight Against Poverty ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report October 2004

Table of Contents State of the Nation report Public resources Economic policy ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - January 2001

Table of Contents THE SHAPE OF 2001 PRESIDENT FOX'S INAUGURAL ADDRESS A NEW APPROACH ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report October 2003

Table of Contents STATE OF THE NATION REPORT POLITICAL ADVANCES RESIZING THE GOVERNMENT ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - January 2000

JANUARY YEAR 2000 CONTENTS: THE SHAPE OF YEAR 2000 RETIREMENT FUNDS TRADE ACCORD WI... read more

Mexico Economic Updates June 2006 Tony Burton

20 billion dollars in FDI Foreign direct investment in Mexico reached 17.8 billion dollars last year, and the Economy Secretary predicts it will top 20 billion dollars this year. Total FDI during the ... read more

Mexico Economic Updates July 2006 Tony Burton

This issue went to press just days before the July 2 federal elections. Watch this space for an updated paragraph in the middle of the month covering the basic results, together with some analysis of their implications for the economy.

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Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy by Julia Preston and Samuel Dillon Reviewed by Allan Cogan

Here is the history of Mexico in the last two or three decades - and what a history it is. It's the story of how a dictatorship eventually found its way toward becoming a democracy. As stories go, this one has everything - political corruption, student demonstrations leading to a massacre, earthquakes, citizen crusades, an Olympics and, as they say, much, much more. It looks as though it might even have a happy ending. read more
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