Mexico to spend $23 billion to cut greenhouse gases
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Mexico to spend $23 billion to cut greenhouse gases

Laurent Thomet | AFP - December 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's government announced $23 billion in investments on Tuesday to modernize its refineries while sharply slashing greenhouse gas emissions produced by oil-processing facilities and gasoline.…

Mexico’s Peña Nieto wants expert debate on marijuana legalization
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Mexico’s Peña Nieto wants expert debate on marijuana legalization

AFP - November 10, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Mexico's president indicated on Monday that his administration could drop its opposition to legalizing marijuana based on results of a debate of experts on the…

Cuba’s Raul Castro to visit Mexico next week
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Cuba’s Raul Castro to visit Mexico next week

AFP - October 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Cuban President Raul Castro will travel to Mexico next week for talks with President Enrique Peña Nieto, his first visit to the country since taking…

Mexico missing students case file shows contradictions
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Mexico missing students case file shows contradictions

Laurent Thomet | AFP - October 13, 2015

MEXICO CITY – While Mexican prosecutors declared last year that 43 missing students were incinerated at a landfill, official documents show one gang suspect testified that at least…

Parents of 43 missing students in Mexico wage hunger strike
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Parents of 43 missing students in Mexico wage hunger strike

Sofia Miselem | AFP - September 24, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Parents of 43 students who disappeared last year began a 43-hour hunger strike on Wednesday, a day before meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead…

Mexico police, protesters clash ahead of grim anniversary of 43 missing students
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Mexico police, protesters clash ahead of grim anniversary of 43 missing students

AFP - September 22, 2015

TIXTLA DE GUERRERO, Mexico – Protesters demanding justice for 43 missing students and their families clashed with police and torched a truck in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero on…

Mexico’s Peña Nieto is not suited to building trust
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Mexico’s Peña Nieto is not suited to building trust

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg View - September 10, 2015

When anti-corruption protests and dedicated prosecutors helped chase Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina from power and then into prison last week, many Latin Americans nodded in approval,…

Mexico’s 43 missing students continue to haunt President Peña Nieto – and they should
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Mexico’s 43 missing students continue to haunt President Peña Nieto – and they should

Carola Solé | AFP - September 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Almost a year since the disappearance of 43 students tainted his administration's international image, the case has come back to haunt Mexican President Enrique Peña…

Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated
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Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated

Laurent Thomet and Yemeli Ortega | AFP - September 6, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Independent foreign investigators refuted Sunday the Mexican government's conclusion that 43 students abducted last year were incinerated in a landfill, tearing apart the official probe…

How $500,000 check that sat uncashed adds to Mexico scandal
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How $500,000 check that sat uncashed adds to Mexico scandal

Eric Martin and Brendan Case | Bloomberg - August 28, 2015

MEXICO CITY — For months, Mexicans have been clamoring for more details about Finance Minister Luis Videgaray's purchase of a luxury house perched at the edge of…